Chest CT With Iterative Reconstruction as an Alternative to Conventional Chest X-ray Prior to Heart Surgery "CRICKET"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

To assess if information about aortic calcification obtained from routine preoperative ultra low-dose chest CT lowers the postoperative stroke rate in patients undergoing heart surgery by optimizing surgical strategy compared to the normal work-up with a conventional chest X-ray.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 10 January 2018.

1 Jul 2014 17 Jun 2014 1 Jul 2019 1 Jul 2019 1 Jan 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Diagnostic
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment