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Establish Finite Element Mesh of the Numerical Models of the Thoracic Aorta

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00155480
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: December 5, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
  Purpose
This study will be using finite element meshes and averaged algorithms to create the numerical thoracic aorta at different ages.

Condition Intervention
Heart Diseases Procedure: computed tomography

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Establish Finite Element Mesh of the Numerical Models of the Thoracic Aorta

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • diagnostic accuracy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • sensitivity
  • specificity

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2000
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Detailed Description:
This study will be using finite element meshes and averaged algorithms to create the numerical thoracic aorta at different ages.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Normal thoracic aorta
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00155480

Locations
Taiwan
Dept. of Medical Imaging, NTaiwanUH
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shyh-Jye Chen, MD, PhD Dept. Medical Imaging, NTaiwanUH
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00155480     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700626
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: December 5, 2012

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
thoracic aorta
finite element mesh

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on June 28, 2017