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Detection of Chemotherapy Induced Cardiotoxicity

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
George Washington University

Brief Summary:
To identify patients that are at risk of heart damage after receiving chemotherapy (adriamycin).

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
To identify patients at risk of development of heart damage after receiving chemotherapy by obtaining the genetic profile of those who show: elevation of troponin, left ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction, and pro-oxidant stress markers.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 36 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Detection of Chemotherapy Induced Cardiotoxicity
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

Group A
Patients receiving chemotherapy (anthracycline and/or adjuvant trastuzumab) for the first time

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The genetic profile of patients with anthracycline-induced elevation of troponin-I [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess the genetic profile of patient with anthracycline-induced left ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction [ Time Frame: one year ]
  2. Assess the relationship of quantitative increases of pro-oxidant stress and a specific genetic profile [ Time Frame: one year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood sample for analysis of mRNA and oxidative stress markers

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Oncology clinic patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • undergoing anthracycline and/or trastuzumab therapy for the first time

Exclusion Criteria:

  • abnormal ventricular ejection fraction
  • past history of, or active cardiac disease including: MI, CHF, angina, arrhythmia requiring medication, valvular disease, uncontrolled systemic hypertension

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00636844

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United States, District of Columbia
George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Washington University
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Principal Investigator: Jannet Lewis, MD George Washington University

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Responsible Party: George Washington University Identifier: NCT00636844     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: JL-001
First Posted: March 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2013
Last Verified: August 2012
Keywords provided by George Washington University:
chemotherapy, cardiotoxicity
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pathologic Processes
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Radiation Injuries
Wounds and Injuries