Radial Artery Bypass Graft Study of Tromsø

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital of North Norway
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00113451
First received: June 7, 2005
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: June 2005
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to answer, among others, the following questions: 1) What are the outcomes when using the radial artery as a bypass graft in coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)? 2) Can multidetector computed tomography (CT) be used to reliably evaluate coronary artery bypass graft patency?


Condition
Coronary Arteriosclerosis
Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Radial Artery Bypass Graft Study of Tromsø

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital of North Norway:

Estimated Enrollment: 119
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2005
Detailed Description:

Radial arteries have been used as aortocoronary conduits with varying results. The study is based on the first 119 patients operated with this graft at our institution, aiming to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the short-term patency (2-3 years) of radial artery bypass grafts in CABG (comparisons are made with saphenous veins and internal thoracic artery grafts)?
  2. What complications occur and what in what frequency?
  3. What are the clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction after using radial arteries in CABG? (n=119 pt.)
  4. Can multidetector CT be used to reliably evaluate coronary artery bypass graft patency? (n=45 pt.)

Methods: Questionnaires, record review, coronary angiography.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Operated with radial artery coronary bypass at our department during April 2001 - October 2004
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • For the angiography procedures, standard contraindications are adhered to
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00113451

Locations
Norway
The University Hospital of North Norway
Tromsø, Norway, N-9038
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital of North Norway
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00113451     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SFP-091-03, P-REK Nord 82/2003
Study First Received: June 7, 2005
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics

Keywords provided by University Hospital of North Norway:
radial artery
angina pectoris
infarction
bypass
angiography

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

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