International Network of VENous Thromboembolism Clinical Research Networks

The Rhea Study

Optimizing diagnosis of splanchnic vein thrombosis with MR direct thrombus imaging


  • The Netherlands: Dutch Thrombosis Network  (Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden; Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Rotterdam)
  • Italy: Thrombosis Research Italian Partnership (Varese University Hospital, Varese)


A prospective study to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of MRDTI for acute and chronic SVT and to assess interobserver agreement of expert readers

Participating Sites

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Lead Network:

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Italy, The Netherlands

Lead Investigators

Dr. F.A. (Erik) Klok, MD, PhD

Dr. L.F (Lisette) van Dam, MD

Leiden University Medical Center

Leiden, The Netherlands


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