The C-TRACT Trial boasts an unprecedented degree of interdisciplinary collaboration among subspecialist physicians and leading DVT research institutions. The following partners have worked closely with Washington University in developing C-TRACT, and continue to contribute world-class expertise in clinical trials methodology, venous ultrasound, and economic analysis to the study.
Department of Oncology, McMaster University
The Ontario Clinical Oncology Group (OCOG) – Division of Thrombosis, at the Henderson Research Centre at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), serves as the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for the C-TRACT Trial. OCOG is renowned for its high level of specialized expertise with the coordination of DVT trials. In recent years, the following completed or ongoing multicenter DVT studies have been coordinated by OCOG: ATTRACT, ELATE, DIRECT, SELECT, FLUTE, CANPEDS, LAFIT, D-d RCT, FIDO, PPS, CLOT, SIMPLE, MDA-DVT, SOFAST, and PAPRE…read more—>
Massachusetts General Hospital
VasCore, at the Masssachusetts Hospital in Boston, MA, will serve as the Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory for the C-TRACT Trial. The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is a 898-bed world-renowned medical center that offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. Each year, the MGH admits approximately 45,000 inpatients and handles almost 1.5 million visits in its extensive outpatient programs at the main campus and at its four health centers in Back Bay, Charlestown, Chelsea, and Revere. Its emergency services handle over 76,000 visits annually…read more—>
Mid America Heart Institute
The Health Economics Technology Assessment Group (HETA), an independent functional unit within the Mid America Heart Institute (MAHI) will serve as the Health Economic Core Laboratory for the C-TRACT Trial. Its leaders have tremendous experience in performing health economic evaluations in randomized trials of cardiovascular interventions…read more—>