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Cost Effectiveness and Utility of Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Cardiac Cath

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00722813
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 28, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 21, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This is a research study to determine patient preferences between two different diagnostic tests; a CT angiogram (CTA) and a catheter angiogram, both of which are used at the University to screen for and detect heart disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Heart Diseases Other: Survey

Detailed Description:
This is a single site study that will retrospectively and prospectively identify and enroll 100 subjects, both male and female, 18 years of age and older who undergo both coronary angiography and coronary artery computed tomography (CT), using the electronic radiology and cardiology databases. The purpose is to conduct a survey to assess their preference for either test to diagnose coronary artery disease. Subjects should be within six months of having the tests to avoid memory and recall problems.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 31 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Cost Effectiveness and Utility of Coronary Artery Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) in Screening for Coronary Artery Disease
Study Start Date : October 2006
Primary Completion Date : October 2012
Study Completion Date : November 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Diseases
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Intervention Details:
    Other: Survey
    To determine patient preference for the two tests CT angiography (CTA) and catheter coronary angiography (CCA).

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Utility of CT and catheter angiography [ Time Frame: Within 6 months of testing with CT and catheter angiography ]
    Utility of CT and catheter angiography was compared within patients who had both tests performed.

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects who have had both CTA and Cardiac catherizations

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have had both CTA and Coronary angiogram.
  • 18 years old and older.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age
  • Memory Impairment:

    • Stroke
    • Traumatic brain Injury
    • Dementia
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00722813

United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Health Systems
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Aine Kelly, MD University of Michigan
More Information

Responsible Party: Aine Kelly, MD, Primary Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00722813     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00003409
First Posted: July 28, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases