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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Atlantic Health System
ClinicalTrials.gov 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
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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 ClinicalTrials.gov 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 ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov 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
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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:
Pulmonary Embolism
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Cardiovascular Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Lung Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Vascular Diseases

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