Coronary Arteriosclerosis in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (CORAIS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jesper K. Jensen, Vejle Hospital

Brief Summary:

The specific objectives of this thesis are in a cohort of patients with an acute ischemic stroke,

  1. To establish the degree of coronary arteriosclerosis.
  2. To describe left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in relation to changes of NT-proBNP.

Condition or disease
Ischemic Stroke Myocardial Ischemia Coronary Arteriosclerosis

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Coronary Arteriosclerosis in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Prevalence and Characteristics as Measured by CT Angiography, Echocardiography and Biomarkers
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study is a prospective, consecutive study of patients primarily admitted to the Department of Neurology, Vejle Hospital with symptoms suggestive of an acute ischemic stroke according to the World Health Organization criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age ≥ 18 years old
  2. Symptoms suggestive of an acute ischemic stroke
  3. Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Present intracerebral or subarachnoid haemorrhage
  2. Present intracerebral vascular malformation
  3. Present transient ischemic attack
  4. Prior coronary bypass surgery or percutaneous coronary intervention
  5. Pacemaker
  6. Allergy to contrast
  7. Lack of cooperation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00701818

Department of Cardiology, Vejle Hospital
Vejle, Denmark, 7100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vejle Hospital
Study Chair: Flemming Steffensen, MD, PhD Vejle Hospital
Study Chair: Dan Atar, MD, DMSci Division of Cardiology, Aker University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
Study Chair: Jens O Kjærsgaard, MD Department of Neurology, Vejle Hospital, Denmark
Study Chair: Ivan Brandslund, MD, DMSCi Department of Clnical Biochemistry, Vejle Hospital, Denmark


Responsible Party: Jesper K. Jensen, Md, Vejle Hospital Identifier: NCT00701818     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-20070097
First Posted: June 19, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Infarction
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Artery Disease
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases