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New Haven, Connecticut 06519


Purpose:

The purpose of this study will be to evaluate the measurement of tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (TAPSE) by emergency physician performed echocardiogram on patients with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) who are scheduled to get a computed tomography of the pulmonary arteries (CTPA)


Study summary:

This will be a prospective observational cohort study aimed at determining the utility and reproducibility of TAPSE, in patients who present to the emergency department with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE). The gold standard diagnostic test for PE is computed tomography of the pulmonary arteries (CTPA). Any patient for whom a CTPA is ordered because of suspected PE is eligible for study inclusion


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Concern for PE by attending physician and CTPA ordered Exclusion Criteria: - If patient is under the age of 18, a prisoner, or a ward of the state - CTPA ordered but not performed


NCT ID:

NCT02356120


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Chris Moore, MD
Yale University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New Haven, Connecticut 06519
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2017

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