The Effect of Beer, Red Wine and Fruit Juice on Blood Vessel Function in Persons With Cardiovascular Disease

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 29, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 30, 2009
Information provided by:
Aalborg Universitetshospital

Brief Summary:
To study the effect of red wine, beer and fruit juice on endothelial function in patients with coronary Heart disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Heart Disease Behavioral: Moderate daily consumption of Red wine Behavioral: Moderate daily consumption of beer Behavioral: Moderate consumption of fruit juice rich in polyphenolics Early Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 49 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect of Alcohol and Polyphenolic Compounds on Endothelial Function
Study Start Date : October 2006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in flow-mediated vasodilation after 2 weeks intervention compared with baseline

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Lipid status after 2 weeks intervention compared with baseline
  2. Effects in Coagulation factors after 2 weeks intervention
  3. Effects on markers of inflammation after 2 weeks intervention
  4. Effects on markers of endothelial function after 2 weeks intervention
  5. Changes in the overall antioxidant activity in plasma after 2 weeks intervention

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or postmenopausal women with stable coronary heart disease
  • Coronary heart disease should be verified by coronary angiography with at least 50% stenosis in at least one coronary vessel.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with myocardial infarction within the last tree months
  • Persons with a present or earlier alcohol abuse
  • Persons with a present or earlier drug abuse
  • Person with malign disease
  • Persons, that we consider unsuitable to carry through the examines.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00382551

Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital, Science and Innovation Center
Aalborg, Denmark, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aalborg Universitetshospital
Study Director: Erik B Schmidt, Professor Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital , Aarhus University Hospital Identifier: NCT00382551     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VN-20060043
First Posted: September 29, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 30, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009

Keywords provided by Aalborg Universitetshospital:
Red wine
Endothelial function
Flow-mediated vasodilation
Cardiovascular disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases