Functional Evaluation With Questionnaire in Patients Investigated for Suspected Peripheral Artery Disease (WELCH-bis)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified July 2012 by University Hospital, Angers
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University Hospital, Angers Identifier:
First received: June 28, 2012
Last updated: July 17, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

The purpose of this study is to test the routine faisibility of a questionnaire to estimate walking impairment(The WELCH questionnaire) in patients investigated for suspected PAD.

Peripheral Artery Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Estimation de la capacité Fonctionnelle a la Marche Par Questionnaire Clinique Chez Des Patients adressés Pour Bilan artériel Des Membres inférieurs: Etude WELCH-bis

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Angers:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Scoring of the WELCH. Percent scored questionnaires [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Predetermined scored . Scoring is optional and compared to scoring of the WIQ

Estimated Enrollment: 700
Study Start Date: July 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Investigation for lower limb arteries
Patients referred for investigation of assumed peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Detailed Description:

The WELCH and WIQ questionnaires are self completed by the patients and scored by the physician after self-completion.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients referred for arterial leower limb investigations


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sigjned consent for the data treatment as a database

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non french native language age < 18 years old
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01632033

Contact: Pierre Abraham, MD; PhD +33 241353637
Contact: Denise JOLIVOT, MD

University Hospital Recruiting
Angers, France
Contact: P Abraham   
Principal Investigator: P Abraham, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers
Study Chair: Denise JOLIVOT, MD University Hospital, Angers
  More Information

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Angers Identifier: NCT01632033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PL 2012/14
Study First Received: June 28, 2012
Last Updated: July 17, 2012
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Angers:
Peripheral artery disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Peripheral Vascular Diseases processed this record on April 17, 2014