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Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: February 17, 2016
Last verified: January 2008
To conduct a multicenter prevalence survey for characterizing pathologically the extent of atherosclerosis in the aortas and coronary arteries of young persons dying from accidental causes, suicide, or homicide.

Cardiovascular Diseases Atherosclerosis Heart Diseases Coronary Disease Coronary Arteriosclerosis

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: June 1985
Study Completion Date: July 1993
Primary Completion Date: July 1993 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 34 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005679

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Arthur Chandler Augusta University
OverallOfficial: J. Cornhill Ohio State University
OverallOfficial: Asaad Daoud Albany Medical College
OverallOfficial: Morton Friedman Ohio State University
OverallOfficial: Steffen Gay University of Alabama at Birmingham
OverallOfficial: James Hixson Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
OverallOfficial: Singanallur Jagannathan West Virginia University Medical Center
OverallOfficial: C. McMahan University of Texas
OverallOfficial: Wolfgang Mergner University of Maryland
OverallOfficial: Edward Miller University of Alabama at Birmingham
OverallOfficial: Stanley Radio University of Nebraska
OverallOfficial: Dennis Reichebach University of Washington
OverallOfficial: Abel Robertson University of Illinois at Chicago
OverallOfficial: Louis Smith Baylor College of Medicine
OverallOfficial: Jack Strong Louisiana State University Medical Center
OverallOfficial: Renu Virmani Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
OverallOfficial: Robert Wissler University of Chicago
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005679     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1049
R10HL033772 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: February 17, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017