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DNA Typing of HLA-DR/DQ Alleles in Taiwan Chinese With Rheumatic Heart Disease

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00264524
First Posted: December 13, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2010
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Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
  Purpose
The current study was designed to determine whether the HLA-DRB1, DQA1, DQB1 alleles are associated with the risk and the pattern of valve damage of RHD.

Condition Intervention
Rheumatic Heart Disease Procedure: venipuncture to withdraw patient's blood

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1.Patients with Rheumatic mitral stenosis 2.Chinese Han ethnicity

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00264524


Locations
Taiwan
Division of cardiology, China Medical University Hospital
Taichung, Taiwan, 403
Sponsors and Collaborators
China Medical University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hsiang-Tai Chou, MD, PhD China Medical University Hospital
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00264524     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CMU93-M-34
First Submitted: December 12, 2005
First Posted: December 13, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2010
Last Verified: January 2004

Keywords provided by China Medical University Hospital:
Rheumatic heart disease, HLA, Genetics, Taiwan

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Rheumatic Fever
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections