Genetic Architecture of Heart Disease in Rural Brazil

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00023556
First received: September 7, 2001
Last updated: August 20, 2008
Last verified: August 2008
  Purpose

To examine the genetics of human susceptibility to Chagas' disease, a leading cause of heart disease throughout Latin America.


Condition
Chagas Disease
Heart Diseases
Arrhythmia
Heart Failure, Congestive

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 2001
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00023556

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Sarah Williams-Blangero Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00023556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 982
Study First Received: September 7, 2001
Last Updated: August 20, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Chagas Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases
Trypanosomiasis
Euglenozoa Infections
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases

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