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Correlation OF Hemodynamics in Pulmonary Hypertension With Perfusion Lung Scans

This study has been completed.
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First received: January 17, 2008
Last updated: March 8, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
The goal of our study is to correlate data from non-invasive tests such as perfusion lung scans with hemodynamic measurements from right heart catherizations.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Other: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Lung Perfusion Scans

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Correlation of Hemodynamics in Pulmonary Hypertension With Perfusion Lung Scans

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Further study details as provided by Northwell Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The correlation of patients' hemodynamic parameters with their perfusion index/pulmonary index as measured by ventilation perfusion scans in patients diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Other: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Lung Perfusion Scans
Correlation of data from non-invasive tests such as lung perfusion scans with hemodynamic measurements
Other Name: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Detailed Description:
Data collected from PAH patients who have had non-invasive Ventilation/Perfusion testing, Echocardiography, Chest CT Scan, Pulmonary Function Testing and the correlation of those results to the hemodynamic parameters Right Heart Catherization results and the various biomarkers.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00621075

United States, New York
North Shore-Lij Health System
New Hyde Park, New York, United States, 11040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwell Health
Principal Investigator: ARUNABH TALWAR, MD Northwell Health
  More Information

Responsible Party: ARUNABH TALWAR MD, NORTH SHORE-LONG ISLAND JEWIAH HEALTH SYSTEM Identifier: NCT00621075     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07.014
Study First Received: January 17, 2008
Last Updated: March 8, 2010

Keywords provided by Northwell Health:
PAH; V/Q SCAN;RHC;Echo;CT Scans; Angiography;PFTs

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017