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Pulmonary Hypertension Institutional Registry (RIHP)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified December 2015 by Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01501838
First Posted: December 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to create a registry of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension who received medical care in the Hospital Italiano of Buenos Aires.

Condition
Death

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pulmonary Hypertension Institutional Registry at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

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Further study details as provided by Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulmonary hypertension prevalence and incidence [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    The main goal is to describe Pulmonary hypertension prevalence and incidence in our community as well as depict its risk factors, symptoms, prognosis and treatment response.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mortality rate [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100000
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2020 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The Institutional Registry of Pulmonary Hypertension includes patients prospectively with incident pulmonary hypertension, and excludes type II Pulmonary Hypertension. It also includes prevalent cases from our HMO who had diagnosis prior the beginning of the registry.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults 17 yo or older, Any type of Pulmonary Hypertension except type II
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • More 17
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Systolic Pulmonary Pressure >40 mmhg measured in a doppler echocardiogram,
  • Systolic artery pressure <25 in a pulmonary angiography

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non accept to participate
  • Pulmonary Hypertension type II (Left cardiac disease)
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01501838


Contacts
Contact: Diego H Giunta, MD 00541149590200 ext 4419 diego.giunta@hospitalitaliano.org.ar
Contact: Cristina M Elizondo, MD 00541149590200 ext 4525 cristina.elizondo@hospitalitaliano.org.ar

Locations
Argentina
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires Recruiting
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1181
Contact: Diego h Giunta, MD    000541149590200 ext 4419    diego.giunta@hiba.org.ar   
Contact: Cristina M Elizondo, MD    00541149590200 ext 4419    cristina.elizondo@hiba.org.ar   
Sub-Investigator: Cristina M Elizondo, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Graciela Svetliza, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Norberto Vulcano, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Diego H Giunta, MD Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
  More Information

Responsible Party: Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Principal Investigator, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01501838     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1487
First Submitted: June 16, 2011
First Posted: December 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases