Coronary Artery Stent Evaluation With 320-slice Computed Tomography - The CArS 320 Study (CARS-320)

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Charité University Medicine Berlin

Status

Completed

Conditions

Coronary Artery Stenosis

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00967876
EA1/133/08

Details and patient eligibility

About

The investigators aim at analyzing the diagnostic accuracy of 320-row CT for coronary stents.

Enrollment

90 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

40+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Suspected coronary artery in-stent restenoses based on clinical findings or findings on other noninvasive imaging tests and planned coronary angiography within the next 14 days.
  • Able to understand and willing to sign the Informed CF.

Exclusion criteria

  • Creatinine of above 2.0 mg/dl
  • Age below 40 years
  • Women of child bearing potential (no hysterectomy, no menopause, or menopause since less than 12 months) must demonstrate a negative pregnancy test performed within 24 hours before CT.
  • Resting heart rate above 70 beats per minute and contraindications to beta blockers (e.g. moderate to severe bronchospastic disease, asthma)
  • Atrial fibrillation, uncontrolled tachycardia, A-V block II or III degree or other non-sinus rhythms
  • Inability to hold the breath for 10 seconds
  • Hypotension < 80 mmHg systolic
  • Unstable angina pectoris, acute myocardial infarction < 48h
  • Continuous therapy with Dipyridamol
  • Severe aortic stenosis

Trial contacts and locations

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