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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Patients With Suspected Acute Myocarditis
and you are
over 18
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Spectral cardiac CT scan performed in an emergency setting in patients with suspected acute myocarditis and presenting one selves with an acute chest pain, allows the non-invasive assessment of both the coronary arteries and the myocardium. Delayed iodine contrast-enhanced CT imaging should show the inflamed area with an increased uptake of iodine contrast agent in the interstitial space, such as the well-known hypersignal seen on the myocardial delayed enhancement sequence with MRI (corresponding of an uptake of gadolinium contrast agent in the abnormal myocardium). This technique has the potential to replace MRI, thus allowing the diagnosis of acute myocarditis with a rapid and easily accessible technique. Moreover, it has the additional benefit of avoiding invasive coronary angiography in the specific population of patients without any significant risk factors of atheromatous disease.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Spectral cardiac CT scan
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02905721. The sponsor of the trial is Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris and it is looking for 136 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Evaluation of Spectral Cardiac CT for the Diagnosis of Acute Myocarditis