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Endothelial Function in Patients With Ectatic Compared to Normal Coronary Arteries

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2008 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center Identifier:
First received: October 23, 2007
Last updated: January 28, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
The aim of this study is to show the frequency of endothelial dysfunction in patients suffering from ectatic coronary arteries as compared to those who have normal coronary arteries. Should this frequency be significant we would recommend initiating conventional treatment in those patients with ectatic coronary arteries as is the practice in patients with endothelial dysfunction without ectatic arteries

Coronary Artery Ectasia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Endothelial Function in Patients With Ectatic Compared to Normal Coronary Arteries

Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: May 2006


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients were recruited after passing cardiac catherization and diagnosed as having ectatic arteries.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ectatic coronary arteries defined by cardiac catheterization
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00548457

Contact: ARIK ASMAN, MD 972-3-5302454
Contact: Michael Shechter, MD 97235302617

Heart Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center Recruiting
Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621
Contact: Micahel Shechter, MD, MA    972-3-5302645   
Principal Investigator: Arik Asman, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Pierre Chouraqui, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Michael Shechter, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Study Chair: Pierre Chouraqui, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Pierre Chouraqui, Sheba Medical Center Identifier: NCT00548457     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4130-PC-CTIL 
Study First Received: October 23, 2007
Last Updated: January 28, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
the function of the endothelium of the arteries in patients suffering from ectatic coronary arteries processed this record on October 21, 2016