Improving Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Using Hand Held Carotid Ultrasonography Study "MERC-CIMT"


Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

1) Research questions: 1a. Can non-sonographer health care professionals in a community medical office practice setting be trained to detect and evaluate subclinical atherosclerosis? 1b. Can carotid ultrasound performed in community office practices improve physician use of evidence-based, risk-reducing interventions and patient motivation to adhere to therapeutic recommendations?

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 29 September 2015.

1 Sep 2007 12 Dec 2007 1 Sep 2009 1 Sep 2009 1 Sep 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Non-Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment


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