NON-Invasive Examinations of Coronary Artery Disease (NONCAD)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00926458|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2009 by Herning Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : June 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2009
|Condition or disease|
|Coronary Artery Disease|
The aim of the study is to evaluate the diagnostic value of various non-invasive methods. The study is divided into five substudies:
Purpose: To investigate whether a subjective effect of Nitroglycerine is associated with significantly narrowed coronary arteries.
The participants are instructed to alternate between rest and Nitroglycerine as treatment for chest pain attacks during a 2 week period. Chest pain score is recorded in a diary handed out at day 1 together with 30 tablets Nitroglycerine in the maximal tolerated dose.
Aim: To test and compare the ability of different statistical methods using clinical data to predict the presence of narrowed coronary arteries in a contemporary Danish population.
Aim: To evaluate if the blood flow in an area in the heart muscle measured by contrast adenosine stress echocardiography can predict the presence of significant stenosis in the coronary artery supplying the area.
Substudy 2D strain
Aim: To Evaluate if lack of increase in 2D strain during adenosine stress echocardiography can predict the presence of narrowed coronary arteries.
Aim: To evaluate whether the result of a myocardial scintigraphy can predict symptomatic chest pain relief 6 months after a coronary angiography and possible treatment with balloon or bypass surgery.
Participants: Annually around 1,500 coronary angiographies are performed at Region Hospital Herning. We intend to include 200 patients referred by their physicians to coronary angiography in the study and expect the data collection phase to last 3 years.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Official Title:||NON-Invasive Examinations of Coronary Artery Disease|
|Study Start Date :||January 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2012|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00926458
|Cardiovascular Research Unit, Regionhospital Herning||Recruiting|
|Herning, Denmark, 7400|
|Contact: Ole May, MD, Ph.D. +4599272088 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Ole May, MD, Ph.D. +4526175575 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Ole May, MD, Ph.D.|
|Principal Investigator:||Ole May, MD, Ph.D.||Cardiovascular Research Unit|