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Right Ventricular Hypertrophy and Pulmonary Hypertension: A Correlation Analysis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00875940
First Posted: April 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 6, 2009
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Information provided by:
University of Cincinnati
  Purpose
The study hypothesis is that a quantitative index can be derived from Tc-99m myocardial perfusion scans that accurately identifies the presence of left ventricular hypertrophy and pulmonary hypertension. Echocardiography provides the reference standard.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Hypertension Other: Diagnostic imaging procedures.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Right Ventricular Hypertrophy and Pulmonary Hypertension: A Correlation Analysis Between Tc-99m Tetrofosmin SPECT Adn Echocardiography

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Further study details as provided by University of Cincinnati:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sensitivity and specificity of quantitation of Tc-99m perfusion scans for identification of pulmonary hypertension. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Study Start Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group 1
Patients having both Tc-99m perfusion scan and echocardiogram.
Other: Diagnostic imaging procedures.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospital population having diagnostic testing.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have an interpretable Tc-99m myocardial perfusion scan and an interpretable echocardiogram.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Technically inadequate noninvasive test.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00875940


Locations
United States, Ohio
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
  More Information

Responsible Party: Myron Gerson M.D., University Internal Medicine Associates
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875940     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB # 08-01-24-02
First Submitted: April 3, 2009
First Posted: April 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 6, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Hypertrophy
Hypertrophy, Right Ventricular
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Cardiomegaly
Heart Diseases