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Effect of Mental Stress on Platelet Function in Healthy Subject

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00621738
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 10, 2010
Information provided by:
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
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 or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 45 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Mental Stress on Platelet Function in Healthy Subject
Study Start Date : December 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Stress

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT00621738

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Cardiovascular Center Cardiology Univeristy Hospital of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
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Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
Principal Investigator: Georg Noll, MD Cardiovascular Center Cardiology University Hospital Zurich
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Responsible Party: Prof Georg Noll, University of Zurich Identifier: NCT00621738    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1382
First Posted: February 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010
Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
mental stress
cardiovascular risk factor
platelet adhesion
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms