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Evaluation of Patients With Known or Suspected Heart Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) Identifier:
First received: November 3, 1999
Last updated: June 30, 2017
Last verified: January 6, 2009

In this study researchers will admit and evaluate patients with known or suspected heart disease referred to the Cardiology Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

Patients participating in this study will undergo a general medical evaluation, including blood tests, urine, examination, chest x-ray and electrocardiogram (EKG). In addition, patients may be asked to have an echocardiogram (ultrasound scan of the heart) and to perform an exercise stress test.

These tests are designed to assess the types and causes of patient's heart diseases and to determine if they can participate in other, specific research studies.

Peripheral Artery Disease Coronary Disease Diabetes and Heart Failure Dilated Cardiomyopathy Heart Failure Renal Artery Stenosis Pulmonary Hypertension

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Evaluation of Patients With Known or Suspected Heart Disease (Screening Protocol)

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Study Start Date: May 10, 1992
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 6, 2009
Detailed Description:
The principal mission of the NIH is the conduct of research that elucidates biological mechanisms, pathogenesis, and treatment of disease. Patients with known or suspected cardiovascular diseases are referred to NHLBI cardiologists for consideration of participation in clinical research protocols. However, eligibility for participation is often uncertain from referral information or even after an outpatient evaluation. The purpose of this protocol is to permit inpatient evaluation of patients for whom participation in clinical research protocols is under consideration in order to determine protocol eligibility by means of conventional laboratory and cardiovascular testing.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

The following is a representative list of the types of patient presentations and potential diagnoses eligible for this protocol:

  1. Coronary artery disease with angina or inducible myocardial ischemia as determined by noninvasive testing.
  2. Cardiomyopathies including congestive phenotypes.
  3. Peripheral artery disease with intermittent claudication or limb-threatening ischemia.
  4. Renovascular disease with uncontrolled hypertension, intermittent pulmonary edema, or evidence of ischemic nephropathy.
  5. Upper extremity peripheral artery disease.
  6. Diabetes with heart failure.
  7. Pulmonary hypertension.


Pregnancy, for those patients who require catheterization-based diagnostics.

Inability to provide informed consent.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00001313

United States, Maryland
Suburban Hospital
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20814
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  More Information Identifier: NCT00001313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 920189
Study First Received: November 3, 1999
Last Updated: June 30, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Cardiac Diagnosis
Chest Pain
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Coronary Artery Disease
Microvascular Angina
Cardiac Investigation
Heart Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Heart Failure
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Renal Artery Obstruction
Myocardial Ischemia
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