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Emma Moatt

Research Project Manager

Emma Moatt


Trials

ETNA

ETNA: Edinburgh Transient and Neurological attack: A Cohort Study

Patients frequently present with minor neurological symptoms where a diagnosis of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke is difficult to make positively or to exclude reasonably. For these patients, clinicians are uncertain whether they should: (a) reassure most patients that their symptoms are benign; (b) treat most patients with antiplatelet or other vascular prevention; or (c) stratify stroke risk further using clinical features or brain imaging.
This is important because clinical diagnosis is difficult. Mis-diagnosis is not infrequent and leads to harm from preventable recurrent stroke and costs to health systems from extra care and legal liabilities.
All ETNA participants will receive an MRI scan and the study aims to establish the feasibility and methods for a larger study of diagnostic utility of MR brain imaging and estimate the effects of MRI on clinician decision making.
This study has been recruiting in the Emergency Dept, inpatient wards and TIA clinics since August 2018. We aim to recruit 270 participants and have almost reached our target!

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ETNA

TARGET-CTCA Trial

TARGET CTCA is a joint venture between EMERGE and the cardiology research team aiming to recruit patients with suspected ACS across NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The study aims to recruit 2270 participants. For further information, please contact the EMERGE team.

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TARGET-CTCA Trial

EMBOL1 Study

A Performance Evaluation of The Lumiradx Point of Care D Dimer Assay AS AN Aid in the Diagnosis and Assessment of VTE (EMBOL1)

EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease is an international, multicentre, epidemiological study that aims to explore the feasibility of a new Dried Blood Spot (DBS) filtercard-based screening algorithm and thereby the prevalence of the Hereditary Angioedema.

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EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease

Minimal Unit Pricing Study (MUP)

Assessing the impact of the Minimum Unit Pricing

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Minimal Unit Pricing Study (MUP)

Assessing the impact of the Minimum Unit Pricing

SABER Study

Developing a molecular tool to stratify the acute joint presentation: facilitating early diagnosis of septic arthritis (Septic Arthritis Biomarker Emergency Rule-out - SABER)

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SABER Study

Developing a molecular tool to stratify the acute joint presentation: facilitating early diagnosis of septic arthritis (Septic Arthritis Biomarker Emergency Rule-out - SABER)