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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection National Swiss Registry (SwissSCAD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04457544
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 7, 2020
Last Update Posted : July 7, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Sophie Degrauwe, University Hospital, Geneva

Brief Summary:

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), is an underdiagnosed pathology, affecting predominantly young women without traditional cardiovascular risk factors and is associated with major adverse outcomes including myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, or death.

Timely diagnosis of SCAD as well as clinical follow-up are of the essence in this pathology associated with major cardiac adverse outcomes. Despite recent improvements in diagnosis and recognition of the importance of SCAD, it remains poorly studied and understood.

In this context, we designed the SwissSCAD registry, a large, observational, prospective, cohort study, to describe the natural history of SCAD, its outcomes and its treatments.

Condition or disease
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Other
Target Follow-Up Duration: 5 Years
Official Title: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) National Swiss Registry (SwissSCAD)
Estimated Study Start Date : June 30, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 30, 2025
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 30, 2030

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Retrospective patients
The investigators will review the hospital records at the investigational site for SCAD events having occurred over the last 5 years. All SCAD patients aged ≥18 years, not presenting atherosclerotic or iatrogenic coronary dissection will be informed about the SwissSCAD study by phone and will be given at least one week to decide if they wish to participate. We plan to include 500 patients in the retrospective arm.
Prospective patients
Patients presenting at the hospital with newly diagnosed SCAD will be informed of the SwissSCAD study and will be given at least one week to decide if they wish to participate. We plan to include 500 patients in the prospective arm.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary objective [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Collect demographic and procedural data from consecutive SCAD patients in Switzerland.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

This observational study will recruit consecutive male and female patients presenting with newly diagnosed SCAD or having been diagnosed with SCAD within the last 5 years.

For the purposes of study inclusion, the definition of SCAD will be based on a central review of the coronary angiographic images confirmed by 2 independent assessors


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is ≥18 years of age.
  • Patient presenting newly diagnosed SCAD or diagnosed with SCAD within the last 5 years.
  • Subject must be willing to sign a Patient Informed Consent (PIC).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient unwilling or unable to provide informed consent.
  • Patients with atherosclerotic or iatrogenic coronary dissection.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04457544

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Contact: Sophie Degrauwe, Dr +41795530294 sophie.degrauwe@hcuge.ch
Contact: Veronique Menoni, PhD +41795530917 Veronique.Menoni@hcuge.ch

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Geneva University Hospitals Recruiting
Geneva, Switzerland, 1205
Contact: Sophie Degrauwe, MD       sophie.degrauwe@hcuge.ch   
Contact: Véronique Menoni       veronique.menoni@hcuge.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dr. Sophie Degrauwe
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Principal Investigator: Sophie Degrauwe, Dr Hopitaux universitaires de Geneve
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Responsible Party: Dr. Sophie Degrauwe, Doctor, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04457544    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2019-01886
First Posted: July 7, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2020
Last Verified: June 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Aneurysm, Dissecting
Coronary Vessel Anomalies
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Heart Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities