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Longitudinal Strain in Addition to Visual Assessment of Wall Motion for Ruling in Ischemia in the Emergency Room

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 27, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2010
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
To assess the utility of technician-based analysis of echocardiograms with longitudinal strain for ruling-in ischemic chest pain in the emergency room, compared to emergency room (ER) physician opinion and expert echocardiographer analysis of wall motion, both the latter blinded to any relevant clinical data .

Condition Intervention
Chest Pain Device: Echocardiogram

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: April 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
I Device: Echocardiogram
An echocardiogram will be repeated at every step, from baseline to peak heart rate setting.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted to the ER because of chest pain with no prior history coronary artery disease.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chest pain
  • No indication of acute myocardial infarction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction
  • Patients with known coronary artery disease
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01111643

Emergency Department Hille Yaffe Medical Center Recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: David S Blondheim, MD    972-4630-4488    davidb@hy.health.gov.il   
Principal Investigator: David S. Blondheim, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: David S. Blondheim, MD, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01111643     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0023-08-HYMC-CTIL
First Submitted: April 25, 2010
First Posted: April 27, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chest Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms