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T2* in Transfusion Dependant Anemia, MI, LVF, Normal Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00520559
First Posted: August 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 24, 2007
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Information provided by:
Imperial College London
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to provide accurate prognostic data linking cardiac complications to myocardial T2* values (A measure of iron levels in the heart using MRI)in patients predisposed to heart iron overload.

Condition
Thalassemia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Incidence of Cardiac Complications in Patients With Cardiac Siderosis During 1 Year Follow−up and the Normal T2* Ranges in LVF, MI and Normal Population.

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Further study details as provided by Imperial College London:

Enrollment: 665
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Thalassaemia Major
  • Patient must have had a cardiac MRI scan between 1999 and 2006

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other structural heart disease such as valvular abnormalities, MI, congenital heart disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00520559


Sponsors and Collaborators
Imperial College London
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dudley Pennell, MA, MD Imperial College London