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Reassessment Strategy in the Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease in Elderly (IRIDIA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224575
Recruitment Status : Terminated (End of recruitment period)
First Posted : September 23, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 8, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

Despite the effectiveness of beta-blockers and antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, this treatments are underused in the elderly because of diagnosis uncertainty and underuse of efficient treatment.

in a first time, diagnosis reassessment with invasive technique if necessary. in a second time, treatment reassessment.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Myocardial Ischemia Other: diagnosis reassessment Other: Diagnosis strategy and subsequent therapeutic reassessment

Detailed Description:
not desired

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 260 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Therapeutical Impact of a Reassessment Strategy in the Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease in Elderly
Study Start Date : November 2004
Primary Completion Date : November 2005
Study Completion Date : November 2006

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Diagnosis strategy and subsequent therapeutic reassessment All patients are in that arms. They all receive the diagnosis reassessment strategy.
Other: diagnosis reassessment
Strategy of diagnosis reassessment following a decision tree.
Other Name: no other names to specified
Other: Diagnosis strategy and subsequent therapeutic reassessment
Performed by geriatricians, following a decision tree, based on medical history, electrocardiogram, cardiac echotomography and stress scintigraphy


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. therapeutical impact of a reassessment strategy in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease in elderly [ Time Frame: during hospitalization ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. part link, in the treatment modification, with diagnosis reassessment and the part link with treatment optimization, death and rehospitalization in the subsequent 6 and 12 months [ Time Frame: during hospitalization ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   75 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients 75 of age or older hospitalized in a geriatric service and suspect of coronary heart disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute myocardial infarction
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00224575


Locations
France
Hopital Bichat
Paris, France, 75018
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: legrain sylvie APHP
More Information

Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224575     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AOM03099
First Posted: September 23, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 8, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Veterans

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases