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Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY)

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: January 18, 2008
Last verified: January 2008

To conduct a multicenter prevalence survey for characterizing pathologically the extent of atherosclerosis in the aortas and coronary arteries of young persons dying from accidental causes, suicide, or homicide.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Arteriosclerosis

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: June 1985
Study Completion Date: July 1993
Primary Completion Date: July 1993 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 34 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005679

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigator: Arthur Chandler Georgia Regents University
Investigator: J. Cornhill Ohio State University
Investigator: Asaad Daoud Albany Medical College
Investigator: Morton Friedman Ohio State University
Investigator: Steffen Gay University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigator: James Hixson Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
Investigator: Singanallur Jagannathan West Virginia University Medical Center
Investigator: C. McMahan University of Texas
Investigator: Wolfgang Mergner University of Maryland
Investigator: Edward Miller University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigator: Stanley Radio University of Nebraska
Investigator: Dennis Reichebach University of Washington
Investigator: Abel Robertson University of Illinois at Chicago
Investigator: Louis Smith Baylor College of Medicine
Investigator: Jack Strong Louisiana State University Medical Center
Investigator: Renu Virmani Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Investigator: Robert Wissler University of Chicago
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005679     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1049
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: January 18, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 20, 2014