Individual Study / PESA

Progression and early detection of subclinical aterosclerosis

Progression and early detection of subclinical aterosclerosis

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Initiatives -
To evaluate the systemic extent of atherosclerosis in the carotid, abdominal aortic, and iliofemoral territories by 2-/3-dimensional ultrasound and coronary artery calcification by computed tomography
Start Year
2010
Funding
Fundación Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III
Supplementary Information
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01410318
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Valentín Fuster
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Fernández-Ortiz A, Jiménez-Borreguero LJ, Peñalvo JL, et al. The Progression and Early detection of Subclinical Atherosclerosis (PESA) study: rationale and design. Am Heart J. 2013;166(6):990-998. doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2013.08.024; Fernández-Friera L, Peñalvo JL, Fernández-Ortiz A, et al. Prevalence, Vascular Distribution, and Multiterritorial Extent of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in a Middle-Aged Cohort: The PESA (Progression of Early Subclinical Atherosclerosis) Study. Circulation. 2015;131(24):2104-2113.

PUBMED 24268213;25882487

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
4,184
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Participants are healthy workers aged 40-54 years old

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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