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

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Update History

13 Feb '16
A location was updated in Budapest.
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The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at Heart and Vascular Center Semmelweis University.
A location was updated in Maastricht.
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The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at Maastricht University Medical Center.
4 Dec '15
The Summary of Purpose was updated.
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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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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.
29 May '15
The eligibility criteria were updated.
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Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years old or older - Scheduled to undergo heart surgery - Provide written informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Patient not meeting inclusion criteria - Pregnant women - Scheduled to undergo transcatheter aortic valve insertion procedure (since these patients receive a standard preoperative CT) - Chest or cardiac CT in the past three months - Emergency surgery - Concomitant or previous participation in a study that prohibits the patient from participating in a study that exposed the patient to radiation - Unwillingness to be informed about unrequested findings on the CT scan
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Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years old or older - Scheduled to undergo heart surgery - Provide written informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Patient not meeting inclusion criteria - Pregnant women - Scheduled to undergo transcatheter aortic valve insertion procedure (since these patients receive a standard preoperative CT) - Emergency surgery - Concomitant or previous participation in a study that prohibits the patient from participating in a study that exposed the patient to radiation - Unwillingness to be informed about unrequested findings on the CT scan
4 Sep '14
A location was updated in Utrecht.
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The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at University Medical Center Utrecht.
2 Jul '14
Trial name was updated.
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Chest CT With Iterative Reconstruction as an Alternative to Conventional Chest X-ray Prior to Heart Surgery