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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005124
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To assess genetic effects on the variation of cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors in a cohort of 514 pairs of white male veteran twins.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Lung Diseases Hypertension Diabetes Mellitus Obesity Coronary Disease Myocardial Ischemia

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : July 1969
Study Completion Date : November 1998




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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria

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Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Nemat Borhani
OverallOfficial: Dorit Carmelli
OverallOfficial: Margaret Chesney
OverallOfficial: Joe Christian
OverallOfficial: Gary Friedman
OverallOfficial: Marshall Greenberg
OverallOfficial: Clarence Grimm
OverallOfficial: Ray Rosenman
OverallOfficial: Makinodan Takashi

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005124     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 903
R01HL051429 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
Last Verified: May 2000

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Lung Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases