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To Validate the Specific Patterns of Magnetocardiography, a Non-invasive Non-contact Examination for Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease or Cardiac Arrhythmia

Expanded access is currently available for this treatment.
Verified November 2012 by National Taiwan University Hospital
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00965614
First Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
ECG is one of the most important non-invasive method to diagnose CAD and arrhythmia. However, clinically it still has its limitation. Because the electrical field could induce a magnetic field, the newly developed non-contact technique, magnetocardiography, was established to detect the local magnetic field component of the heart. It is safe and more convenient. In this study, we try to define and validate the magnetocardiographic patterns in the patients with cardiac arrhythmias or ischemia.

Condition Intervention
Arrhythmia Other: MCG

Study Type: Expanded Access     What is Expanded Access?
Official Title: To Validate the Specific Patterns of Magnetocardiography, a Non-invasive Non-contact Examination for Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease or Cardiac Arrhythmia

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Intervention Details:
    Other: MCG
    Cardiac Arrhythmia,Heart Disease
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Patient enrollment:

  • patients older than 18 years old,
  • having received 1) 12-lead ECG examination for suspected cardiac arrhythmias or 2) stress tests for suspected coronary artery disease, will be invited.
  • The patients who have medical devices made of metallic or magnetic material (ex. pacemaker, mechanical valve and arthroplasty) will be excluded to prevent the experimental bias.
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: chau-chung wu, Phd +886-2-23123456 ext 65428 chauchungwu@ntu.edu.tw

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00965614     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 34MD01
First Submitted: August 24, 2009
First Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
diagnose cardiac arrhythmia and CAD.
we'll try to establish the specific model to detect and diagnose cardiac arrhythmia and CAD.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Artery Disease
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Pathologic Processes