Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Compared to Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) in Endocarditis

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Difficult recruitment)
First Posted : October 15, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lihua QU, William Beaumont Hospitals

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of cardiac CT versus TEE in endocarditis patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Endocarditis Procedure: CT Scan Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 2 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Novel Modality of Cardiac CT in Characterization of Acute Infective Endocarditis
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
CT scan
CT Scan for endocarditis patients. All patients receive intervention.
Procedure: CT Scan
Cardiac CT with special attention to valves in Endocarditis patients.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual Difference in CT versus TEE images in Endocarditis [ Time Frame: Upon CT Scan ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Morbidity [ Time Frame: 4 weeks & 6 months post CT scan ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute endocarditis with positive TEE

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Renal failure
  • Contrast dye allergy
  • Beta-blocker allergy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00995384

United States, Michigan
William Beaumont Hosptial
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, 48073
Sponsors and Collaborators
William Beaumont Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Phillip Kadaj, MD William Beaumont Hospitals

Responsible Party: Lihua QU, Coordinator, William Beaumont Hospitals Identifier: NCT00995384     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HIC 2009-148
R/C# 98699
First Posted: October 15, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 22, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases