320-slice Coronary Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: July 23, 2008
Last updated: June 21, 2011
Last verified: February 2009
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.

Coronary Artery Stenosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Coronary Artery Imaging With 320-slice Computed Tomography

Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00721851

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

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Marc Dewey, Charité
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00721851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA1/140/07
Study First Received: July 23, 2008
Last Updated: June 21, 2011
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

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

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