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Identifying High Risk Patients With Syncope

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00005202
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2016
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To validate two models which categorized patients with syncope into high and low risk for either sudden death or diagnostic arrhythmias based on data available from the initial history, physical examination, and electrocardiogram.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Arrhythmia Death, Sudden, Cardiac Heart Diseases Syncope

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : July 1987
Actual Study Completion Date : June 1992

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fainting

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

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Other Study ID Numbers: 1081
R01HL036735 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Verified: May 2000
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heart Diseases
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Death, Sudden
Cardiovascular Diseases
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Pathologic Processes
Heart Arrest