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Identifying High Risk Patients With Syncope

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: May 2000

To validate two models which categorized patients with syncope into high and low risk for either sudden death or diagnostic arrhythmias based on data available from the initial history, physical examination, and electrocardiogram.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Heart Diseases

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: July 1987
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 1992
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Bankowitz R, Blumenfeld B, Bettinsoli N, Parker R, McNeil M, Challinor S, Massarie F, Kapoor WN, Arena V, Miller R: User Variability in Abstracting and Entering Patient Case Histories Using Quick Medical Reference (QMR). Proc 11th Ann Symp on Computer Applications in Medical Care, p 68-73, 1987
Kapoor W: Use of Electrophysiologic Studies in Unexplained Syncope. Pract Cardiol, 1113:53-63, 1987
Kapoor WN: Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Syncope. Cardiol Board Rev, 4:57-75, 1987
Kapoor W: Syncope. In: Straub, WH (Ed) Manual of Diagnostic Imaging. Little, Brown and Co., 2nd Edition, 1989. Identifier: NCT00005202     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1081
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Death, Sudden
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Consciousness Disorders
Heart Arrest
Nervous System Diseases
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
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