Pediatric Thrombophilia Registry

Protocol Description

The purpose of this registry is to create a medical database about children who have experienced thrombosis (blood clots). This registry will serve as a resource to researchers conducting studies aimed at increasing knowledge about thrombosis and thrombophilia. It will also improve our understanding of how and why children develop a blood clot, how frequently clots develop in children and young adults, the underlying causes and how these children are treated.

Eligibility Criteria

Boys and girls, from birth to 21 years, who have developed a blood clot in any part of the body, are eligible for this study.
Boys: Up to age 21
Girls: Up to age 21

With permission, medical information will be provided from the participant’s physician, with updates provided according to the study’s protocol.
Visits: None
Duration: Not applicable

Status: Open for Enrollment

Source of Support
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Primary Investigator(s)

Sriya Gunawardena, MD

Contact Information

To get started, please contact:
Sriya Gunawardena, MD

Last Update
February 17, 2014
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Last Update
February 17, 2014