ST Elevation in Acute Chest Pain; Could Measurement of Lipoprotein-associated Phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) be Helpful to the Clinician?
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01041339|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 31, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2015
|Condition or disease|
|Acute Chest Syndrome|
Too many times young patients presenting with acute chest pain are referred to invasive angiography or treated with anticoagulation therapy a measure of detrimental effect in those inflicted with acute pericarditis.
A simple blood test (the PLAC test) may have some value in aiding rapid diagnosis saving need for cath.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||ST Elevation (Acute Coronary Syndrome Versus Pericarditis;Could Measurement of Lp-associated PLA2 -a Vascular Specific Marker of Inflammation- be Helpful to the Clinician?|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||November 2011|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2012|
acute chest pain ST elevation
patients admitted with acute chest pain sharing ST elevation in ER-ECG and elevated troponin
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|The E.Wolfson MC|
|Holon, Israel, 52100|
|Principal Investigator:||Alexander J Izhaki, MD||The E.Wolfson MC|