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Personality Profile of Patients With Apical Ballooning Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abhiram Prasad, Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: June 20, 2013
Last updated: February 13, 2015
Last verified: February 2015
The investigators' hypothesis is that patients with apical ballooning syndrome (ABS) will manifest a personality profile that differs than that of a population of similar range of ethnic and socioeconomic status.

Apical Ballooning Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Personality Profile of Patients With Apical Ballooning Syndrome (ABS)

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Further study details as provided by Abhiram Prasad, Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Range of personality traits as assessed by the "NEO-PI-3" [ Time Frame: Baseline: the traits will be assessed once upon enrollment into the study ]

    The "NEO PI-3" measures the five major domains of personality, which are:

    • Neuroticism
    • Extraversion
    • Openness
    • Agreeableness
    • Conscientiousness

Enrollment: 53
Study Start Date: July 2013
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
This study will be conducted among participants in the Mayo Clinic Apical Ballooning Registry. These patients were prospectively diagnosed with Apical Ballooning Syndrome at the time of presentation with their acute illness, and consented to participation in a registry. They are residents of Olmsted County, and the surrounding regions for which the Mayo Clinic serves as a tertiary care center. Enrollment in the registry requires satisfaction of standard criteria for the diagnosis of ABS and includes the administration of a standardized questionnaire. Subjects have agreed to participate in yearly follow up questionnaires about their health status.

Inclusion criteria:

  1. Patients who have suffered with ABS
  2. Adults (18 years or older)
  3. Able to read English at a 6th grade level (questionnaires are self-administered and written in English)

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Have withdrawn from the registry
  2. Have died
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01885975

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Principal Investigator: Abhiram Prasad, MD Mayo Clinic
  More Information

Responsible Party: Abhiram Prasad, PI, Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT01885975     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13-003419
Study First Received: June 20, 2013
Last Updated: February 13, 2015

Keywords provided by Abhiram Prasad, Mayo Clinic:
Apical Ballooning syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Pathologic Processes
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
Ventricular Dysfunction
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017