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Association Between Peripheral Artery Stiffness and Cardiovascular Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00201565
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2005
Sponsor:
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Arterial pulse wave velocity (PWV) is strongly correlated with atherosclerosis, and the PWV of carotid or femoral artery could predict the severity of arterial atherosclerosis. Because the measurement of PWV is noninvasive, it would serve as a good clinical and screen marker to evaluate the extent of atherosclerosis. The study uses self-made PWV measurement device to investigate the correlation of the PWV in the high cardiovascular risk population, and compare it with normal population.

Condition or disease
Arteriosclerosis

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : May 2005
Groups and Cohorts


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a high risk for cardiovascular disease
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00201565


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

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00201565     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700336
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Verified: March 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
pulse wave velocity
cardiovascular disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases