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Coronary CT Angiography Using 320-Row Volume CT in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

This study has been completed.
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: August 27, 2009
Last updated: May 2, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
The primary objective of this study is to analyze the diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography using 320 simultaneous detector results in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Atrial Fibrillation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Coronary CT Angiography Using 320-Row Volume CT in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

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Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Enrollment: 54
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Atrial Fibrillation


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with atrial fibrillation scheduled to undergo coronary angiography due to suspected coronary artery disease.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected coronary artery disease based on clinical findings or findings on other noninvasive imaging tests and planned coronary angiography within the next 14 days.
  • Able to understand and willing to sign the Informed CF.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Creatinine of above 2.0 mg/dl
  • Age below 50 years
  • Women of child bearing potential (no hysterectomy, no menopause, or menopause since less than 12 months) must demonstrate a negative pregnancy test performed within 24 hours before CT.
  • Inability to hold the breath for 10 seconds
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00968279

Berlin, Germany, 10117
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Marc Dewey, MD, PhD Charité