Research on the Correlation Among Magnetocardiography Patterns and Known Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Diabetic Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00989924|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : October 6, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2010
|Condition or disease|
It is well understood that diabetes mellitus (DM) causes various micro- and macrovascular complications. Among them, coronary heart diseases (CHDs) claim most mortality, and diabetes has been considered as "CHD equivalent". Furthermore, the risk of CHD has been noticed to increase in the pre-diabetic stage, suggesting the development of CHD may start in a rather early stage of the disease. Thus, early detection of CHD in diabetic patients seems to be important. However, currently exam methods for CHD in diabetic patients seemed to have their limitations.
Developed in the 1960s, magnetocardiography (MCG) is designed to detect the weak magnetic field generated by the electrical activity of the heart, and has been used widely in the study of fetal cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia and ischemic heart disease. However, the MCG pattern in diabetic patients is not fully understood. The aim of the study is to clarify the correlation among various cardiovascular risk factors and MCG pattern in diabetic patients. And, according to the results of the study, we'll evaluate the potentiality of MCG in early diagnosis of CHD in diabetic patients.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1100 participants|
|Official Title:||Research on the Correlation Among Magnetocardiography Patterns and Known Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Diabetic Patients|
|Study Start Date :||October 2009|
The Diabetic patient who receives follow-up at NTUH diabetics caring network
- The smooth index of corrected QT interval (SIQTC) measured by MCG [ Time Frame: as the MCG exam is over ]
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|Contact: Lee-Ming Chuang, MD. Ph.D.||886-2-23123456 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|National Taiwan University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 100|
|Contact: Lee-Ming Chuang, MD. Ph.D. 886-2-23123456 ext 65038 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Lee-Ming Chuang, MD. Ph.D.|
|Study Director:||Lee-Ming Chuang, MD. Ph.D.||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Chau-Chung Wu, MD. Ph.D.||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Yi-Der Jiang, MD.||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Tien-Jyun Chang, MD. Ph.D.||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Chih-Hung Lin, MD.||National Taiwan University Hospital, Yun-Lin Branch|