A Case Control Study to Investigate the Possible Association Between Atrial Fibrillation and Endothelium Dysfunction by Using Flow-Mediated Vasodilation Method

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2004 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: September 13, 2005
Last verified: December 2004
Endothelial function is closely related to the hemostasis , vascular tone, and organ perfusion in cardiovascular system, and its dysfunction would cause overactivation of the coagulative system to induce thrombus formation. So we study the relationship between the endothelial function and atrial fibrillation.

Atrial Fibrillation
Endothelial Function

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2005

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Lone AF patients and normal controls

Exclusion Criteria:

  • DM, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, smoking, pregnancy,
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00173966

Contact: Juey Jen Hwang 886-2-23123456 ext 5002 juey@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Juey Jen Hwang    886-2-23123456 ext 5002    juey@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Juey Jen Hwang National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173966     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9361701155
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 13, 2005
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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