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Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00409045
First Posted: December 8, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2007
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Atlantic Health System
December 6, 2006
December 8, 2006
November 5, 2007
November 2005
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Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00409045 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism
Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Pulmonary Embolism
we evaluate the presence of OSA in patients that have a computed tomography (CT) of the chest to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) to determine if OSA constitutes an independent risk factor for PE.
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Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
male and female patients age 18 years and older
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Pulmonary Embolism
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Epstein MD, Segal LN, Ibrahim SM, Friedman N, Bustami R. Snoring and the risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with pulmonary embolism. Sleep. 2010 Aug;33(8):1069-74.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
300
September 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • male and female patients age 18 years and older with suspected PE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00409045
R05-08-002
Sleep Apnea
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Atlantic Health System
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Principal Investigator: Matthew Epstein, MD Atlantic Health System - Morristown Memorial Hospital
Atlantic Health System
October 2007