Longitudinal Strain in Addition to Visual Assessment of Wall Motion for Ruling in Ischemia in the Emergency Room
Recruitment status was Recruiting
To assess the utility of technician-based analysis of echocardiograms with longitudinal strain for ruling-in ischemic chest pain in the emergency room, compared to emergency room (ER) physician opinion and expert echocardiographer analysis of wall motion, both the latter blinded to any relevant clinical data .
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Study Start Date:||April 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||May 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
An echocardiogram will be repeated at every step, from baseline to peak heart rate setting.
|Emergency Department Hille Yaffe Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Hadera, Israel, 38100|
|Contact: David S Blondheim, MD 972-4630-4488 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: David S. Blondheim, MD|