Individual Study / KAROLA

KARdiOLogischen Anschlussheilbehandlung

KARdiOLogischen Anschlussheilbehandlung

Initiatives -
To analyzed the extent and mechanisms of attenuating associations in a cardiovascular patient cohort.
Start Year
1999
Funding
German Ministry of Education and Research (01GD9820/0 and 01ER0814) and Willy-Robert-Pitzer Foundation to the institution.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Lutz P. Breitling
    German Cancer Research Center

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
. An active follow-up has been conducted 1, 3 and 4.5, 6, 8, 10 and 13 years later (33, 34)

Marker Paper

Lutz P Breitling, Ute Mons, Harry Hahmann, Wolfgang Koenig, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Hermann Brenner, The Longer, the Better? An Empirical Study of the Extent and Mechanisms of Attenuating Biomarker Associations in Cardiovascular Patient Cohorts, Clinical Chemistry, Volume 63, Issue 3, 1 March 2017, Pages 673–682, https://doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2016.263202

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,206
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) aged 30-70 years participating in an in-hospital rehabilitation program

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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