The Study of Relationship of Plasma Concentrations of Folic Acid, Vitamin B and Homocysteine With Carotid Atherosclerosis and Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilatation of Geriatric and Young Patients in the Ambulatory Care Department of NTUH

This study has been completed.
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: November 23, 2005
Last verified: August 2005

Elevation of plasma homocysteine has been recognized as one of the risk factors of atherosclerotic disease. The objectives of this study are: (1) to investigate the level of plasma homocysteine and the prevalence of hypehomocysteinemia (2) to find out the role of homocysteine in coronary artery disease and the proper cut-off point of plasma homocysteine to evaluate the presence of coronary artery disease; (3) to understand the control condition of tranditional risk factors of cardiovascular disease, especially hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus.

The study subjects were recruited from the ambulatory setting of cardiology in National Taiwan University Hospital.

Coronary Artery Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Study Start Date: September 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

Patient > 65 y/o or < 50y/o Scr<=1.5mg/dL

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Scr> 1.5mg/dl pregnancy alcohoism
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00172250

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Juey-Jen Hwang, MD, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00172250     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9261701046
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: November 23, 2005
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015