Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00000489
First received: October 27, 1999
Last updated: December 21, 2005
Last verified: December 2005
  Purpose

To compare coronary artery surgery with medical management in patients with coronary artery disease and to maintain a registry on all patients undergoing coronary arteriography, whether operatively or medically managed.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Procedure: coronary artery bypass
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: June 1973
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 1996
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 66 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Men and women, under 67 years old. Ischemic heart disease.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00000489

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Kathryn Davis University of Washington
  More Information

Publications:
Passamani ER: The Coronary Artery Surgery Study. Cardiol Pract, 3:7-15, 1986.
Gosselin AJ, Fisher L, Judkins MP, et al: An Estimate of the Number of Possible Candidates from the CASS Registry. Proceedings of the Workshop on Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty June l5-l6, l979, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, NIH Publication No. 80-2030. March l980, pp 89-l00.
Fisher LD, Lundberg ED, McBride R, et al: The Design of a Database Management System, C2, for Research Use in the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS). Proceedings of the Fifteenth Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, l982, Volume II, Software, Hardware, Decision Support Systems, Special Topics. Western Periodicals Co., North Hollywood, CA. Ed.W.
Lundberg ED, McBride R, Rawson TE, et al: A Data Base Management System Developed for the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS) and other Clinical Studies. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, l982, Volume II, Software, Hardware, Decision Support Systems, Special Topics. Western Periodicals Co., North Hollywood, CA. Ed.W. Riddle K, Thurber P, Keen P, et al: l982 pp. 484-500.
Davis KB, Kennedy JW, Berger RL, et al: Operative Mortality in the CASS Registry. Coronary Bypass Surgery, New York, Praeger Scientific. 99-127, 1983.
Davis KB, Chaitman BR, Killip T, et al: Effect of Coronary Bypass Surgery on Operative Mortality and Survival Patterns in Subsets of Patients with Left Main Coronary Artery Disease. In Hammermeister KE (Ed): Coronary Bypass Surgery, New York, Praeger Scientific, 99-127, 1983.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000489     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8
Study First Received: October 27, 1999
Last Updated: December 21, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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

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