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Screening of Fabry Disease in Patients With Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Detected in Echocardiography

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: NCT02221141
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 20, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 3, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Laurence Gabriel, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dinant Godinne - UCL Namur

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence in Belgium of Fabry disease in patients with unexplained hypertrophic cardiomyopathy measured by echocardiography and to determine in Fabry patients which was the most frequently initial symptom.

Actually the early diagnosis is important because a treatment exists that can prevent future complications.

Condition or disease
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Other
Study Start Date : December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2022

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients with left ventricular hypertrophy who have Fabry Disease mutation [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with left ventricular hypertrophy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • unexplained left ventricular hypertrophy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • isolated septal hypertrophy

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02221141

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Contact: Laurence Gabriel +32 81 42 21 11 ext 3623
Contact: Karine Jourdan +32 81 42 21 11 ext 3610

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CHU Dinant-Godinne Recruiting
Yvoir, Belgium, 5530
Principal Investigator: Laurence Gabriel         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Laurence Gabriel
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Responsible Party: Laurence Gabriel, Dr Laurence GABRIEL, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dinant Godinne - UCL Namur Identifier: NCT02221141    
Other Study ID Numbers: Fabry Disease Cardioscreening
First Posted: August 20, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 3, 2021
Last Verified: February 2021
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases