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Prospective Evaluation of the StatusFirst™ CHF NT-proBNP Device in Human Whole Blood and Plasma Samples (WB-13)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00734045
First Posted: August 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2008
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Information provided by:
Nanogen, Inc.
  Purpose
The primary objective of the study is to establish the correlation between NT-proBNP measurements in fresh human whole blood samples and those in plasma samples from the same study subjects, where said samples are collected in EDTA and Li-Hep anticoagulant tubes and measured by the StatusFirst™ CHF NT-proBNP device in conjunction with the DXpressTM Reader in a laboratory setting.

Condition
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of the StatusFirst™ CHF NT-proBNP Device in Human Whole Blood and Plasma Samples

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Further study details as provided by Nanogen, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • StatusFirst CHF NT-proBNP test result [ Time Frame: At presentation to study site (no follow-up) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Subjects with diagnosed congestive heart failure
2
Subjects not diagnosed with congestive heart failure

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients to be recruited for the study should either:

  • have clinically confirmed heart failure (NYHA class I-IV) or have presented to an emergency room or clinic with signs, symptoms and/or risk factors suggestive of heart failure, OR
  • be non-CHF controls greater than 45 years of age with no history of heart failure or cardiovascular disease.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have clinically confirmed heart failure (NYHA class I-IV) or have presented to an emergency room or clinic with signs, symptoms and/or risk factors suggestive of heart failure, OR
  • Be non-CHF controls greater than 45 years of age with no history of heart failure or cardiovascular disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Be 45 years of age or younger
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00734045


Locations
United States, California
US Department of Veteran's Affairs
San Diego, California, United States, 92161
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nanogen, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Alan Wu, PhD University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Alan Maisel, MD University of California San Diego; Veteran's Affairs
  More Information

Responsible Party: Philip Estes / Associate Director, Clinical, Nanogen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00734045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WB-13
First Submitted: August 11, 2008
First Posted: August 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by Nanogen, Inc.:
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
NT-proBNP

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases