Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Atlantic Health System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00409045
First received: December 6, 2006
Last updated: November 2, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
  Purpose

we evaluate the presence of OSA in patients that have a computed tomography (CT) of the chest to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) to determine if OSA constitutes an independent risk factor for PE.


Condition Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pulmonary Embolism
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism

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Further study details as provided by Atlantic Health System:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

male and female patients age 18 years and older

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male and female patients age 18 years and older with suspected PE
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Locations
United States, New Jersey
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey, United States, 07962
Sponsors and Collaborators
Atlantic Health System
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Matthew Epstein, MD Atlantic Health System - Morristown Memorial Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided by Atlantic Health System

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00409045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R05-08-002, Sleep Apnea
Study First Received: December 6, 2006
Last Updated: November 2, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Atlantic Health System:
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pulmonary Embolism
male and female patients suspected of having a pulmonary embolism.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Embolism
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Apnea
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Pulmonary Embolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Dyssomnias
Sleep Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Lung Diseases

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