Dual Source CT Angiography for Detection of Coronary Artery Stenoses (MEDIC)

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 August 2010 by University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Siemens Medical Solutions
Information provided by:
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 20, 2010
Last updated: August 26, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
The trial will investigate the accuracy of Dual Source CT coronary angiography to detect coronary artery stenoses in patients with chest pain who have, based on clinical criteria, an intermediate likelihood for the presence of coronary artery stenoses. No beta blockers will be used to lower the heart rate for the examination. The hypothesis is that Dual Source CT will allow the detection of vessels with at least one coronary artery stenosis with a sensitivity of more than 90%.

Coronary Artery Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Multicenter Evaluation of Coronary Dual Source CT Angiography in Patients With Intermediate Risk of Coronary Artery Stenoses

Further study details as provided by University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Accuracy for the detection of coronary artery stenoses [ Time Frame: 72 hours ]
    Invasive coronary angiography will be preformed within 72 hours to verify coronary CT angiography results.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety of Ultravist 370 and Ultravist 300 for coronary CT angiography [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    Patients will be monitored for one hour after injection of Ultravist 370 and Ultravist 300 intravenously to assess safety and detect side effects.

Estimated Enrollment: 398
Study Start Date: August 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with Chest Pain and an Intermdiate Likelihood for Coronary Artery Stenoses

Inclusion Criteria:

  • suspected coronary artery disease
  • chest Pain
  • intermediate likelihood of coronary stenoses
  • planned invasive coronary angiography
  • age 30 to 80 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non sinus rhythm
  • contrast allergy
  • renal failure
  • unstable clinical condition
  • previous coronary revascularization
  • calcium score exceeding 800
  • inability to perform 10 second breathhold
  • possible pregnancy
  • metformin medication that cannot be interrupted
  • inability to establish antecubital iv access
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01190579

Vejle Medical Center
Vejle, Denmark
University of Erlangen
Erlangen, Germany
Roentgenpraxis Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
Deutsches Herzzentrum Muenchen
Muenchen, Germany
Klinikum Grosshadern
Munich, Germany
Ravi Bathina
Hyderabad, India
Cardiovascular Institute
Monterrey, Mexico
Tan Tok Seng Hospital
Singapore, Singapore
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
Siemens Medical Solutions
Principal Investigator: Stephan Achenbach, MD University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  More Information

Responsible Party: Stephan Achenbach, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01190579     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MEDIC 
Study First Received: August 20, 2010
Last Updated: August 26, 2010

Keywords provided by University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School:
Coronary Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Computed Tomography

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Coronary Stenosis
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on January 19, 2017