hsTnT After Elective Coronary Angiography

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 28, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Haitham Abu Sharar, University Hospital Heidelberg

Brief Summary:
A prospective Study, aiming to understand and analyse the key role of the novel High Sensitivity Troponin T (hsTnT) within a group of patients undergoing an uncomplicated coronary angiography without receiving any additional intervention. The peri-procedural elevation of the hsTnT indicates some other factors being responsible for the elevation of the hsTnT in absence of an acute coronary syndrome, such as physiological components or micro-injuries. A one year follow-up has been collected.

Condition or disease
Coronary Artery Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 545 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Rise of hscTnT After Elective Coronary Angiography Without Coronary Intervention
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2011

CAG without PCI
CAG with PCI

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiovascular mortality [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months after procedure ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive patients with stable or unknown CAD undergoing CAG with/or without PCI. Patients receiving additional examination, such as biopsy, Ablation or any other procedure that could lead to myocardial injury resulting in elevation of the cardiac Troponin are being excluded, as well as Patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Stable or unknown CAD

Exclusion Criteria:

- Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Department of Cardiology - University Hospital of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, 69120
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Heidelberg
Principal Investigator: Evangelos Giannitsis, Prof. Dr. med. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Heidelberg

Responsible Party: Haitham Abu Sharar, Dr. med., University Hospital Heidelberg Identifier: NCT01735500     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: hsTnT Elective CAG
First Posted: November 28, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Keywords provided by Haitham Abu Sharar, University Hospital Heidelberg:
cardia Troponin T
in stable

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