Prevalence and Screening of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Among Men With Coronary Artery Disease (CAD-AAA)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2014 by North Karelia Central Hospital
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Kuopio University Hospital
Tampere University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ville Vänni, North Karelia Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01897623
First received: July 9, 2013
Last updated: March 11, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate the prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) among male patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) verified in coronary angiography. Ethiology of AAA is known to be common with atherosclerotic arterial diseases (coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease and carotid artery disease), so the hypothesis is that AAA should be more common among these CAD patients, thus making screening of these patients (for AAA) more cost-efficient.

Study will be carried out as a multi-center prospective screening study. Data will be collected in North Karelia Central Hospital, Kuopio University Hospital and Tampere University Hospital. Data consists of 200 consecutive coronary angiography patients in each hospital, resulting in 600 patients in total. All male patients with diagnosed CAD will be recruited for the study and screened for AAA with ultrasound. Nevertheless, patients with previously known AAA will be excluded from the study.


Condition Intervention
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Other: ultrasound of aorta

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Prevalence and Screening of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Among Men With Coronary Artery Disease

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Further study details as provided by North Karelia Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Maximum diameter (mm) of abdominal aorta (outer-to-outer wall) in ultrasound [ Time Frame: upon screening ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Study Start Date: July 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
ultrasound of aorta Other: ultrasound of aorta

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male patients with coronary artery disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient's denial to participate
  • Female Gender
  • Already diagnosed or treated abdominal aortic aneurysm
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01897623

Contacts
Contact: Ville Vänni, Md +358405349669 ville.vanni@pkssk.fi

Locations
Finland
North Carelia Central Hospital Recruiting
Joensuu, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland, 80200
Contact: Ville Vänni, Md    +358405349669    ville.vanni@pkssk.fi   
Sponsors and Collaborators
North Karelia Central Hospital
Kuopio University Hospital
Tampere University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ville Vänni, General surgeon, North Karelia Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01897623     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AAA-CAD-02
Study First Received: July 9, 2013
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
Health Authority: Finland: Ethics Committee
Finland: Valvira - National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Aortic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014