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A Study of Computed Tomography (CT) for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Blockages in Typical or Atypical Chest Pain

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00348569
First Posted: July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2007
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Information provided by:
GE Healthcare
  Purpose
To compare computed tomography (CT) images (pictures) of the coronary arteries using the General Electric (GE) LightSpeed VCT scanner with x-ray coronary angiography in patients with typical or atypical chest pain suspected of coronary artery disease (CAD).

Condition Intervention
Coronary Artery Disease Device: 64 Channel VCT

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter Study of GE LightSpeed Volume Computed Tomography (CT) for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Blockages in Typical or Atypical Chest Pain Patients Suspected of Coronary Artery Disease

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Further study details as provided by GE Healthcare:

Estimated Enrollment: 304
Study Start Date: May 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject has typical or atypical chest pain suspected of CAD and is referred for an elective coronary angiography.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00348569


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Robert Centofanti, MS
Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 08540
Sponsors and Collaborators
GE Healthcare
Investigators
Study Director: Robert Centofanti, MS GE Healthcare
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00348569     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GE-189-002
First Submitted: June 30, 2006
First Posted: July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by GE Healthcare:
CT
Coronary
Cardiac
Angiography
X-ray
CAD
Chest pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms