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Effect of Mental Stress on Platelet Function in Healthy Subject

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Zurich Identifier:
First received: February 11, 2008
Last updated: February 9, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
Psychological stress is an independent cardiovascular risk factor. Activation of platelets plays an important role in atherosclerosis development and it could one of the mechanisms linking psychological stress and cardiovascular diseases

Condition Phase
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Mental Stress on Platelet Function in Healthy Subject

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy subjects, aging 18-80 years

Inclusion criteria:

  • Healthy subjects
  • No smokers
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion criteria:

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol- or Drug Abuse
  • Pregnancy
  • Use of benzodiazepins, Aspirin or NSAIDs in the last week before inclusion
  • Participation to another study within the last month
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00621738

Cardiovascular Center Cardiology Univeristy Hospital of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
Principal Investigator: Georg Noll, MD Cardiovascular Center Cardiology University Hospital Zurich
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof Georg Noll, University of Zurich Identifier: NCT00621738     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1382
Study First Received: February 11, 2008
Last Updated: February 9, 2010

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
mental stress
cardiovascular risk factor
platelet adhesion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms processed this record on April 26, 2017