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Correlation Between Serum Markers of Unstable Plaque and Virtual Histology of Unstable Plaque Visualized by IVUS (IVUS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00466050
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 27, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

Thirty patients scheduled to coronary angiography and IVUS in according to their treating physician decision will be enrolled in the study. The coronary angiography and IVUS will be done on according to regular clinical standards.

As the study protocol, 40 cc of blood will be drawn from the patients after written informed consent.

The laboratory tests will be processed for the above mentioned serum markers of unstable plaque.

A multivariate correlation test will be done between the different serum markers and the plaque morphology by angiography and composition (virtual histology) by IVUS.


Condition or disease
Acute Coronary Thrombose Plaque Rupture Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Correlation Between Serum Markers of Unstable Plaque and Virtual Histology of Unstable Plaque Visualized by IVUS
Study Start Date : April 2007
Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Study Completion Date : May 2009
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Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients scheduled to coronary angiography and IVUS
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Both genders: males and females
  • Age - above 18 years
  • Patients scheduled to coronary angiography and IVUS
  • Written Informed Consent Form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or breast-feeding woman
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Israel
Heart Institute ,Ziv Medical Center
Safed, Israel, 13110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ziv Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Osamah Hussein, MD Ziv Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Alon Marmor, Prof Ziv Medical Center
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Publications:

Responsible Party: Ziv Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00466050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HP-7-234-S
First Posted: April 27, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by Ziv Hospital:
plaque rupture,
acute coronary thrombose,
coronary angiography,
IVUS

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Rupture
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Wounds and Injuries