Cost-Effectiveness of a Specialized Ultrasound Instrument to Diagnose Carotid Stenosis as a Way to Reduce the Risk of Stroke


Phase 1/2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Carotid stenosis, a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries of the neck and blocks blood flow to the brain, is one common cause of stroke. This study will evaluate the cost-effectiveness of using a new, specialized ultrasound device to screen individuals who are at risk for carotid stenosis.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 9 December 2013.

1 Jun 2007 28 Dec 2006 1 Sep 2010 1 Nov 2010 1 Dec 2013 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample