Morphological and Serological Criteria of Plaque Vulnerability: Risk Assessment for Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis "VUCAP"


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Summary of Purpose

The aim of this study is to investigate the association of sonographic and histological features of the plaque among each other and with biomarkers of cardiovascular risk. The predictive value of these factors concerning the long-term clinical outcome after carotid endarterectomy will also be assessed. This may help to improve the identification of patients with carotid artery stenosis who will benefit most from...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 17 September 2015.

1 Sep 2012 16 Apr 2014 1 Dec 2017 1 Dec 2017 1 Sep 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Only
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample