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Longitudinal Strain in Addition to Visual Assessment of Wall Motion for Ruling in Ischemia in the Emergency Room

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01111643
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 27, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 27, 2010
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
To assess the utility of technician-based analysis of echocardiograms with longitudinal strain for ruling-in ischemic chest pain in the emergency room, compared to emergency room (ER) physician opinion and expert echocardiographer analysis of wall motion, both the latter blinded to any relevant clinical data .

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Chest Pain Device: Echocardiogram

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : April 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Chest Pain

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
I Device: Echocardiogram
An echocardiogram will be repeated at every step, from baseline to peak heart rate setting.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted to the ER because of chest pain with no prior history coronary artery disease.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chest pain
  • No indication of acute myocardial infarction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction
  • Patients with known coronary artery disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01111643

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Emergency Department Hille Yaffe Medical Center Recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: David S Blondheim, MD    972-4630-4488   
Principal Investigator: David S. Blondheim, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

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Responsible Party: David S. Blondheim, MD, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01111643     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0023-08-HYMC-CTIL
First Posted: April 27, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Chest Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms