Influence of Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Modifiable Vascular Risk Factors on Carotid Plaque Vulnerability "IMPROVE"


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Summary of Purpose

Ischemic stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Atherosclerosis, responsible for the 20% of ischemic strokes, is characterized by lipid accumulation in the artery wall that leads to chronic inflammation, cell proliferation and ultimately to vessel stenosis. One of the main features related to plaque progression and vulnerability is inflammation. Positron emission tomography with...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 July 2017.

1 Oct 2015 5 Jul 2017 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2018 1 Jul 2017 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

Not available