The ITP Natural History Study Registry is an international patient-consented registry of individuals with ITP. The registry aims to collect, store and retrieve data on the natural progression of ITP, enabling collection of data on diagnosis and treatment, management of care, quality of life, clinician reporting, and characterization of the ITP population as a whole. The registry is administered by PDSA and overseen by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and a committee of leading hematologists, ITP patients, and caregivers. Registry questionnaires were built from common data element standards:
Q: “Rate function over the preceding 4 week period: Vision with usual glasses or contact lenses”
Q: “Is the Participant willing to be contacted in the future about research related to his/her rare disease?
Q: “Does the Participant currently participate in any clinical trials related to his/her rare disease?”
Quality of Life Adult or PediatricEnjoyment of life, fatigue, sleep, pain, social activities, mental health, physical health
Q: “In the past 7 days, the Participant felt anxious... Never/Rarely/Sometimes/Often/Always”
Q: “In the past 7 days, the Participant could do sports and exercise that other kids his/her age could do … With no trouble/With a lot of trouble/Not able to do”
Q: “In the past 7 days, the Participant worried about what could happen to him/her … Never/Rarely/Sometimes/Often/Always”
ITP Registry by the Numbers
- Official Launch Date: Rare Disease Day, February 28, 2017
- Patients Enrolled within 2 hours of launch: 100
- Patients Enrolled within 24 hours of launch: 226
- Patients Enrolled within first month: 337
- Patients Enrolled as of 10/1/2017: 514
- Participants with Surveys Complete: 347
Access to the ITP NHS Registry data is contingent upon project approval by PDSA’s ITP Registry Advisory Board. Contact PDSA Research Coordinator, Alexandra Kruse, at email@example.com with any questions. Last updated October 1, 2017. Hummingbird IRB
Learn how your patients can enroll today in the ITP Natural History Study Registry! For more information or to request enrollment materials for your office, contact PDSA, 1.87.PLATELET (877.528.3538) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enrollee identities are protected in this secure, confidential HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant registry, and there is no cost for participation.