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Cardiac Computarized Tomography in Infective Endocarditis (cardiac CT)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2007 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier:
First received: October 27, 2007
Last updated: October 29, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
The diagnosis of infective endocarditis is based on the results of blood culture and findings on transeosophageal echocardiography. Cardiac computarized tomography is a new modality, mainly used for the imaging of coronary arteries. Its use in the diagnosis of infective endocarditis is not well known.The purpose of this study is to establish the use of cardiac CT in infective endocarditis.

Condition Intervention
Infective Endocarditis
Device: Cardiac CT 0BRILLIANT 64

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: The Use of Cardiac Computarized Tomography in Infective Endocarditis

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Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The diagnostic capacity of cardiac CT in comparison with TEE in the diagnosis of infective endocarditis [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of cardiac function in patients with infective endocarditis [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A,1 Device: Cardiac CT 0BRILLIANT 64
Cardiac CT


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with infective endocarditis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Allergy to contrast agent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00550823

Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Ori Elkayam, M.D Tel Aviv Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00550823     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 362-07
Study First Received: October 27, 2007
Last Updated: October 29, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocarditis, Bacterial
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Cardiovascular Infections
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