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A Randomized Trial of Clinical Decision Making in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01315288
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Henry Ford Health System

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine patient variables, physician presenter variables, and information variables that might affect clinical decision making in asymptomatic carotid stenosis. The hypothesis is that information variables are the most significant determinant of clinical decision making.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Carotid Stenosis Other: One of 6 video presentation by one of 4 presenters

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 409 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: A Randomized Trial of Clinical Decision Making in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
Study Start Date : October 2008
Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Study Completion Date : August 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Video presentation Other: One of 6 video presentation by one of 4 presenters



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Decision regarding surgery [ Time Frame: Approximately 2 minutes ]
    Subjects are asked to make a choice regarding surgery after watching a 30 second video.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No known history of carotid stenosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of dementia
  • Unable to read English

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01315288


Locations
United States, Michigan
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Henry Ford Health System

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01315288     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ACSCDM-1
First Posted: March 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by Henry Ford Health System:
Medical decision making
Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constriction, Pathologic
Carotid Stenosis
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Carotid Artery Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases