320-slice Coronary Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2011
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Brief Summary:
The primary aim of this study is to determine the potential utility of 320-slice volume-CT for obtaining adequate diagnostic accuracy while at the same time improving image quality compared with previous generations of CT scanners and simultaneously enabling a reduction in both radiation exposure and contrast agent amount required.

Condition or disease
Coronary Artery Stenosis

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Coronary Artery Imaging With 320-slice Computed Tomography
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive eligible patients referred to the Charité and scheduled to undergo conventional coronary angiography.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 40 years of age
  • sinus rhythm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • prior conventional coronary angiography
  • unstable presentation
  • coronary artery bypass graft or stent
  • pregnancy or breast-feeding
  • creatinine > 2.0 mg per deciliter

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00721851

Berlin, Germany, 10117
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Marc Dewey, MD Charité

Publications of Results:
Other Publications:
Responsible Party: Marc Dewey, Charité Identifier: NCT00721851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA1/140/07
First Posted: July 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
Last Verified: February 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Stenosis
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases