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Chest Pain Clinical Trials

A listing of Chest Pain medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (11) clinical trials

Comparison of Loading Strategies With Antiplatelet Drugs in Patients Undergoing Elective Coronary Intervention

Patients with stable or clinically unstable (biomarker-negative) angina pectoris who are in need of coronary intervention will be randomly assigned in one of the treatment strategies - 60 mg of prasugrel or 600 mg clopidogrel just prior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). After PCI all patients will receive clopidogrel 75 ...

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Stress CT Perfusion in Patients With Chest Pain

Background. In the United States, more than 8 million patients require emergency department evaluation for acute chest pain every year. The estimated cost for these evaluations is > $10 billion and the loss of economic productivity is likely far greater. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is a popular alternative to diagnostic ...

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Abnormal Coronary Vasomotion in Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

In patients with chest pain and/or shortness of breath coronary artery disease (CAD) is suspected depending on the pattern of symptoms and the electrocardiogram (ECG). Coronary angiography is the method of choice to verify this suspicion. If the patient coronary arteries on coronary angiography are totally normal, one can only ...

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Microvascular Assessment of Ranolazine in Non-Obstructive Atherosclerosis (MARINA)

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the world. Most of our understanding of heart disease has involved the large heart arteries (epicardial arteries); however, disease of the very small heart arteries (coronary microvasculature) likely precedes the development of epicardial disease and represents the "base of the ...

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A Study of the Use of Combination of Anti-cholinergic and Minor Tranquilliser in the Treatment of Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain is a common clinical problem encountered in our practice but at present, the results of treatments are unsatisfactory. The pathogenesis remains unknown but altered motility of the esophagus and psychological factors including anxiety have been implicated as important factors. Reports of the single use of anticholinergic drugs ...

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A Study of the Use of High-dose Proton Pump Inhibitor for the Treatment of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Related Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain accounts for 2-5% of all emergency presentations. In the United States, it has been estimated approximately that US$8 billion was spent annually for the initial care of patients suspected to have an acute coronary syndrome, but who were subsequently found not to have coronary artery disease (1). ...

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Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) in Refractory Angina

Aim of the study is to assess safety and efficacy of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) for the treatment of refractory angina pectoris in a single blind, prospective, multicenter study. The study also assesses whether subliminal SCS may be as effective as paresthesic SCS in these patients. Sixty consecutive patients with ...

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Coronary CT Angiography in Acute Chest Pain is a Cost Effective Risk Stratification Strategy

Background and Significance Standard-of-care risk-stratification algorithm (SOC): In the past 20 years since Goldman et al4 described a clinical algorithm to predict MI in ED patients, the clinical ability to decrease the false-negative rate for myocardial events has not improved. Hence, the emergency physician (EP) is compelled to admit to ...

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Treatment of Panic Disorder Among Individuals Consulting Emergency Departments for Non Cardiac Chest Pain

The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of three different treatment modalities on panic symptoms, quality of life and use of health services among individuals consulting an emergency department for non cardiac chest pain and having Panic Disorder.

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Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients at Intermediate Risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Justification: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the clinical manifestation of acute myocardial ischemia induced by coronary artery disease (CAD). Although most patients presenting with chest pain to the Emergency Department (ED) can be stratified into "high risk" or "low risk" chest pain algorithms, patients at "intermediate risk" are more difficult ...

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