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Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism

This study has been completed.
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Atlantic Health System Identifier:
First received: December 6, 2006
Last updated: November 2, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
we evaluate the presence of OSA in patients that have a computed tomography (CT) of the chest to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) to determine if OSA constitutes an independent risk factor for PE.

Condition Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pulmonary Embolism
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism

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Further study details as provided by Atlantic Health System:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
male and female patients age 18 years and older

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male and female patients age 18 years and older with suspected PE
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00409045

United States, New Jersey
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey, United States, 07962
Sponsors and Collaborators
Atlantic Health System
Principal Investigator: Matthew Epstein, MD Atlantic Health System - Morristown Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00409045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R05-08-002
Sleep Apnea
Study First Received: December 6, 2006
Last Updated: November 2, 2007

Keywords provided by Atlantic Health System:
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pulmonary Embolism
male and female patients suspected of having a pulmonary embolism.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Pulmonary Embolism
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017