Acute Myocardial Infarction by Penetrating Cardiac Trauma

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Universidad de Antioquia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01182064
First received: August 13, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Patients with a cardiac stab wound could be complicated by a posttraumatic acute myocardial infarction (PAMI). Traditionally, the investigators can explain it by the occlusion of a coronary artery; but the PAMI isn´t constantly related with coronary artery injuries or their damage in the cardiac injury repair. The investigators objectives are to know the PAMI incidence, make an approximation to PAMI pathophysiology, and propose management strategies.


Condition
Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Relationship of Echocardiographic and Coronary Angiographic Findings in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Secondary to Penetrating Cardiac Trauma

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Universidad de Antioquia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct [ Time Frame: 2 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct without coronary injury [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 51
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Groups/Cohorts
Non infarct
Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct without coronary injury
Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct with coronary injury

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

The study included patients admitted to the emergency department of the San Vicente de Paul University Hospital with a penetrating stab cardiac injury without previous injuries

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Heart stab Injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous cardiac injuries, coronary artery disease with previous diagnostic, previous coronary angiography (for any indication)
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01182064

Locations
Colombia
San Vicente de Paul Hospital
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad de Antioquia
Investigators
Study Director: Carlos H Morales, MD, MSc Antioquia University
  More Information

No publications provided by Universidad de Antioquia

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Wilfredy Castano, Antioquia University Student
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01182064     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WCJWJ1
Study First Received: August 13, 2010
Last Updated: August 13, 2010
Health Authority: Colombia: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Universidad de Antioquia:
Heart injuries
Posttraumatic myocardial infarction
Echocardiography
Coronary angiography

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Heart Injuries
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014