Comparison of the Evaluation of CAD by CT AngioScan and Coronary Angiogram (CTAS-MCAS)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01779986
Verified January 2013 by Université de Sherbrooke. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The use of CT Coronary Angioscan (CT-AS) is gaining popularity, but its exact value as evaluation of CAD requires confirmation. We intend to compare the results of CT-AS and convention coronary angiogram results in patients who are scheduled for an ascending aorta aneurysm reparation surgery. These examens are standard of care before this surgery, so there is no additional danger or disadvantage for the patient. We hope to confirm that CT-AS is a reliable screening test for CAD in patient undergoing heart surgery for other reason than CAD.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 89 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with ascending aorta aneurysm undergoing preoperative evaluation of CAD by CT-Angioscan and Coronary angiogramm before surgical reparation.
Ascending aorta aneurysm waiting for surgical correction
Willing to participate
Needing a Coronary angiogram and a CT-AS for medical reasons
Refuse to participate
Allergy to contrast material
Incomplete results or having one of the test done in another hospital