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Prevalence of Coronary Artery Disease in the Siblings of Premature Coronary Heart Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00918242
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2012 by Hyuk-Jae Chang, Yonsei University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 11, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Korean Society of Lipidology and Atherosclerosis
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hyuk-Jae Chang, Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
The aim of this prospective study is to investigate the prevalence of coronary artery disease using computed tomography with family history of premature coronary heart disease

Condition or disease
Coronary Heart Disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 87 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment of Occult CAD: Premature CAD Sibling Study (PreCASS)
Study Start Date : June 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2012

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. evaluation of prevalence to coronary artery disease using CT [ Time Frame: within 2 weeks from CT scanning ]


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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:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
the siblings of premature coronary heart disease (male<55years old, female<65yeasrs old: Framingham Heart Study) patients admitted relevant hospital within 1 year
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • within 1 year
  • the siblings of premature coronary heart disease (male<55years old, female<65yeasrs old: Framingham Heart Study) patients admitted relevant hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Documented coronary heart disease
  • experienced adverse events with relevant treatment
  • contraindicated with beta-blockers
  • Any woman of childbearing potential who is pregnant, seeking to become pregnant or suspects

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Contacts
Contact: Hyuk-Jae Chang, MD, PhD 82-2-2228-8461 hjchang@yuhs.ac

Locations
Korea, Republic of
Yonsei University Severance Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 102-752
Contact: Hyuk-Jae Chang, MD    82-2-2228-8454    hjchang@yuhs.ac   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Korean Society of Lipidology and Atherosclerosis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hyuk-Jae Chang, MD, PhD Cardiology Division, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Hyuk-Jae Chang, Yonsei University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00918242     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20090616
First Posted: June 11, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Hyuk-Jae Chang, Yonsei University:
Coronary Heart Disease
computed tomography
prevalence of coronary artery disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases