Signs and Symptoms Associated With Molecular Defects in Genetically Inherited Heart Disease
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00027196|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 28, 2001
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2008
Genetically inherited heart diseases (familial cardiopathies) are conditions affecting the heart passed on to family members by abnormalities in genetic information. These conditions are responsible for many heart related deaths and illnesses.
Researchers are interested in learning more about the specific genetic abnormalities causing heart diseases. In addition, they would like to find out how these abnormal genes can contribute to the development of other medical problems.
In order to do this, researchers plan to study patients and family members of patients diagnosed with genetically inherited heart disease. Those people participating in the study will undergo a variety of tests including blood tests, echocardiograms, and magnetic resonance imaging studies (MRI). These tests will be used to help researchers find the genetic problem causing the familial cardiopathy.
Researchers hope that the information gathered from this study can be used to develop better medical care through early diagnosis, management, and treatment plans.
|Condition or disease|
|Congenital Heart Defect|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||9999999 participants|
|Official Title:||Clinical Correlates of Molecular Defects in Familial Cardiomyopathy|
|Study Start Date :||April 1998|
|Study Completion Date :||April 2003|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00027196
|United States, Maryland|
|National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|