Update on Compression Hosiery to Avoid Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (CHAPS Study)

Presented by: Dr Sarrah Peerbux

Imperial College London are looking for Principle Investigators and secondary care sites to recruit to the NIHR-HTA funded CHAPS study

Imperial College London are currently conducting the CHAPS study, an NIHR-HTA funded RCT investigating the role of compression hosiery for the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome in patients who have been diagnosed with their first DVT. Participants will be randomised to either anticoagulation alone or anticoagulation in addition to compression stockings. This definitive trial will provide robust evidence regarding the effectiveness of compression stockings in the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS).

The team, led by Professor Alun Davies, are now looking for secondary care sites to recruit to this NIHR portfolio study. Owing to the impact of COVID-19, the team fully understand that potential sites may not be able to proceed with set-up until the latter part of 2021 and are happy to commence discussions in the meantime. This study is also registered for the NIHR Associate PI scheme.

For more information and to find out how you can be part of this important collaboration, please contact Sarrah Peerbux (Trial Manager) at s.peerbux@imperial.ac.uk or chapstrial@imperial.ac.uk.

Compression Hosiery to Avoid Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (CHAPS)

Chief Investigator: Professor Alun Davies

Contact email: r.lawton@imperial.ac.uk

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are seeking members of the public to join national and regional research teams

If you are interested in becoming a member of the national or regional research teams, please visit: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/vacancies/public-committee-member-national-and-regional-committees/23670

Learn more about the NIHR funded study CHAPS Trial at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAixrGIUNWM&feature=youtu.be

Imperial College London is carrying out a research questionnaire to help them gain patient opinions and advice on a research study examining the benefits of stockings for people who have experienced a DVT.

They wish to invite members of the public to complete the following questionnaire which just takes a few minutes to complete. Your help is greatly appreciated, thank you!