Mortality Analysis of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Patients in Belgium

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2014 by Universiteit Antwerpen
Belgian Government
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M Claeys, Universiteit Antwerpen Identifier:
First received: July 29, 2008
Last updated: March 15, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

The purpose of this observational study is to assess predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to Belgian hospitals.

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Observational Study to Assess Predictors of in Hospital Mortality in STEMI Patients Admitted in Belgian Hospitals

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Further study details as provided by Universiteit Antwerpen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • all cause mortality [ Time Frame: one month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 5000
Study Start Date: July 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction admitted in Belgian hospitals.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction with ST elevation or left bundle branch blok pattern on ECG

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute myocardial infarction as an acute complication of coronary intervention
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00727623

Contact: Marc J Claeys, MD PhD 3238214706
Contact: Christiaan M Vrints, MD PhD 3238214720

Centre Hospitalier de Jolimont Recruiting
La Louviere, Hainaut, Belgium, 7100
Contact: Antoine de Meester, MD    32 64 233011   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universiteit Antwerpen
Belgian Government
Principal Investigator: Marc J Claeys, MD.PhD University Hospital, Antwerp
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: M Claeys, Prof dr, Universiteit Antwerpen Identifier: NCT00727623     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIWAC-01
Study First Received: July 29, 2008
Last Updated: March 15, 2014
Health Authority: Belgium: Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and the Environment

Keywords provided by Universiteit Antwerpen:
acute coronary syndrome
myocardial infarction
predictors of mortality
reperfusion therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Infarction
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
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