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Individualized Prevention Strategy for High Risk Patients in Cardiovascular Disease: Prospective Cohort Study (Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Etiology Research Center - HIgh Risk Cohort) CMERC-HI

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02003781
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 6, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 17, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
Set the prospective cohort (CMERC-HI) to study the known and novel etiologies and related factors for predicting clinical outcomes in Korean patients with high risk cardiovascular disease.

Condition or disease
High Risk Cardiovascular Disease Patients

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 4000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : October 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2023
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2023

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cardiovascular disease
high risk cardiovascular disease patients and their relatives

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prognosis of high risk cardiovascular disease [ Time Frame: 10 year after recruting ]

    all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, non-cardiovascular mortality

    new onset of acute myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, stroke, peripheral artery disease, hospitalization for revascularization and these disease

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
serum, whole blood, urine, DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
high risk cardiovascular disease patients and their relatives

Inclusion Criteria:

  • high risk hypertension patients a. eGFR > 60 with one of target organ damages b. eGFR <= 60
  • diabetes mellitus with microalbumin ration (AC ratio >= 30mg/g)
  • anuric ESRD patients on dialysis
  • the relatives of acute myocardial infarction patients under 55 years old (men)/ 65 years old (women)
  • atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (abdominal aorta diameter ≥3 cm or ankle-brachial index <0.9, or carotid plaque or carotid intima-media thickness ≥0.9 mm, or asymptomatic old cerebrovascular accident, or >30% stenosis in at least one major coronary artery)
  • rheumatoid arthritis patients aged > 40 years on MTX and steroid therapy
  • atrial fibrillation patients with CHADS-VASc Score ≥ 1
  • kidney transplant recipient at > 3 months after transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndrome patients, symptomatic coronary artery disease or history of these diseases
  • symptomatic peripheral artery disease, heart failure and history of these diseases
  • desired life time under 6 months due to non-cardiovascular disease (e.g. cancer, sepsis)
  • women with pregnancy or on nursing
  • history of contrast allergy and related side effects
  • within the first three months after transplantation
  • acute renal allograft rejection

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02003781

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Contact: Sungha Park, MD 82-2-2228-8455

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Korea, Republic of
Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Contact: Sungha Park, MD    82-2-2228-8455   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Yonsei University Identifier: NCT02003781    
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2013-0581
First Posted: December 6, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2018
Last Verified: July 2018
Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
cardiovascular disease
metabolic disease
high risk
prospective cohort
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cardiovascular Diseases
Metabolic Diseases