The FUVID Study

The FUVID Study

The FUVID Study (Functional Characterization of Chronic Thromboembolic Venous Disease in Children) is currently open for enrollment to qualified participants.

A patient’s daily life after he/she survives blood clots in the lungs or legs is not often the same as before the blood clots occur. A new NIH-sponsored study – the FUVID Study – is designed to investigate the mechanisms of exercise intolerance and shortness of breath in children and young adults after a blood clot in the lungs and legs. This study will help answer the questions of what causes these physical complications to occur after blood clots and aid in the research and development of treatments for these complications.

Researchers involved in the FUVID Study are seeking those who meet the following study criteria:

  • Have been told by your doctor that you have had a blood clot in your lung (pulmonary embolism)
  • It has been over 60 days since your blood clot (PE) was discovered
  • You are 8 to 21 years of age
  • You are willing to travel to Dallas, TX

All study participants will receive compensation for their time and related expenses including:

  • Travel to Dallas, TX
  • Hotel stay
  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • For participants who are minors,  costs will be covered for one parent or legal guardian.

To learn more, please visit the FUVID website. If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact the FUVID clinical trial manager by email at FUVID@UTSouthwestern.edu.