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

This study has been terminated.
(Difficult recruitment)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lihua QU, William Beaumont Hospitals Identifier:
First received: October 14, 2009
Last updated: March 21, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of cardiac CT versus TEE in endocarditis patients.

Condition Intervention
Endocarditis Procedure: CT Scan

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Lihua QU, William Beaumont Hospitals:

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

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

Enrollment: 2
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
CT scan
CT Scan for endocarditis patients. All patients receive intervention.
Procedure: CT Scan
Cardiac CT with special attention to valves in Endocarditis patients.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lihua QU, Coordinator, William Beaumont Hospitals Identifier: NCT00995384     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HIC 2009-148
R/C# 98699
Study First Received: October 14, 2009
Last Updated: March 21, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017