Premature Coronary Atherosclerosis in Scleroderma
The purpose of this trial is to study the proportion of scleroderma patients who suffer from asymptomatic coronary atherosclerosis compared to healthy controls.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Premature Coronary Atherosclerosis in Scleroderma: A Case Control Study|
|Study Start Date:||October 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Coronary calcium scores will be obtained from a group of patients with scleroderma and a group of controls. Comparison of the calcium scores will be made.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00372398
|Tuen Mun Hospital|
|Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
|Principal Investigator:||CC Mok, MD FRCP||Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong|