The Study of Blood Pressure Variability to Impact Arterial Stiffness and Carotid Atherosclerosis

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2011 by Yan Li, Capital Medical University.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 9, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yan Li, Capital Medical University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether and what extent blood pressure variability is associated with arterial stiffness and carotid atherosclerosis, furthermore to compare the difference in the relationship of the types of blood pressure variability with arterial stiffness and carotid atherosclerosis.

Condition or disease
Carotid Atherosclerosis

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1235 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: The Relationship of Blood Pressure Variability, Arterial Stiffness and Carotid Atherosclerosis in Beijing Residents
Study Start Date : January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Atherosclerosis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants in this study are community residents from Being in China

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Can step by himself/herself

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
  • Secondary hypertension
  • Chronic cardiac, renal, gastro-intestinal, pulmonary or any other systemic disease process requiring chronic intake of prescription medications

Responsible Party: Yan Li, Principal Investigator, Capital Medical University Identifier: NCT01466699     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WS1916673
First Posted: November 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 9, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carotid Artery Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases