The Association of Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173914|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2005
Progressive cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV) is a serious complication in long-term survivors after heart transplantation. Therefore, we hypothesize that CAV is a diffuse and progressive process, and endothelial function may play an important role in predicting clinical outcome after heart transplantation. Therefore, this single-blinded study is designed to evaluate endothelial function, microvascular flow response and morphology of coronary artery in cardiac allografts,
- The simultaneous use of IVUS and Doppler wire instrumentation in different pharmacological stress;
- Tl-201 SPECT (dipyridamole stress/rest); to evaluate the correlation of endothelial function, coronary morphology change and Tl-201 dipyridamole stress myocardial perfusion image.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Observational Model:||Defined Population|
|Observational Model:||Natural History|
|Study Start Date :||March 2003|
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|Contact: Chii-Ming Lee, MD, phD||886-2-23123456 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|National Taiwan University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Contact: Chii-Ming Lee, MD, phD 886-2-23123456 ext 5057 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Chii-Ming Lee, MD, phD||National Taiwan University Hospital|