Center for the Study of Vascular Disease in Hispanic and Native Americans

This study has been completed.
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: December 2004
This is a working registry of a longitudinal cohort of Hispanics, Native Americans, and non-Hispanic whites (as controls) for tracking of vascular disease endpoints. Blood samples collected for ongoing pilot projects as well as specimen banking. Pilot studies are observational and involve risk measures for stroke, atherosclerosis, and vascular inflammatory responses. Questionnaires on demographics, risk factors, and vascular disease history are performed. No interventions proposed as yet.

Vascular Disease

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Center for the Study of Vascular Disease in Hispanic and Native Americans

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Study Start Date: January 2001

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Hispanics and Native Americans are oversampled, but non-Hispanic whites will be included for comparison purposes. No other exclusion criteria.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00018590

United States, Arizona
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85723
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigator: Peter Reaven, M.D.
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00018590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MR-0087
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Vascular Diseases

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015