Syncope in Cataluña SYNCAT (SYNCAT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Medtronic Bakken Research Center

Brief Summary:
The SYNCAT study intention is to study the level of adherence of the centers in Cataluña tu the Syncope Guidelines ESC2009 for the diagnosis and treatment of syncope and the impact that following them can have in the prognosis of these patients.

Condition or disease
Brief Loss of Consciousness

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 581 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Study of the Application of the ESC2009 Syncope Guidelines in Cataluña
Study Start Date : November 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fainting
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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Correct application of Guidelines [ Time Frame: 1 year follow up ]
    Percentage of patients in which the guidelines have been correctly applied for the evaluation of syncope

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with Transient Loss of Conscience: T-LOC

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Each patient that comes from the Emergency room and/or in office doctors visit (Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology...) with Transient Loss of Conscience (T-LOC)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients younger than 15 years old
  • Pregnant women

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Medtronic Bakken Research Center
Principal Investigator: Angel Moya, Dr. Hospital Vall d'Hebron
Principal Investigator: Jordi Tomàs, Dr. H. Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida
Principal Investigator: Joan Nicolàs, Dr. Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu
Principal Investigator: Jordi Mercè, Dr. H. Joan XXIII
Principal Investigator: Francesc Planas, Dr. H. Municipal de Badalona

Responsible Party: Medtronic Bakken Research Center Identifier: NCT01721369     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SYNCAT
First Posted: November 5, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms