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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01805193
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2013 by University of Edinburgh. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Coronary heart disease is a very common condition caused by narrowings in the blood vessel supplying the heart. the investigators are studying new tests to diagnose heart disease. In this study the investigators plan to investigate a special scan called a PET/CT (Positron emission tomography/computed tomography) and a new type of CT (Computed tomography) scan to tell us about the flow of blood to the heart muscle.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Outpatients with suspected coronary heart disease
suspected coronary artery disease
inability or unwillingness to undergo CT or PET imaging
renal failure (serum creatinine >200 um/L or eGFR <30 ml/min)
allergy to iodinated contrast
contraindication to adenosine
inability to give informed consent
atrial fibrillation with a fast ventricular rate (>70 beats per minute)