Worcester Heart Attack Community Surveillance Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005196
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: May 1, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

To examine time trends in the incidence rates of acute myocardial infarction and out-of-hospital coronary heart disease deaths as well as changes in the in-hospital and long-term case-fatality rates of acute myocardial infarction in the Worcester, Massachusetts Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA).


Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: December 1986
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005196

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Robert Goldberg University of Massachusetts, Worcester
  More Information

Publications:
Goldberg RJ: Changing Prognosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Acute Coronary Care in the Thrombolytic Era. In: Year Book Medical Publisher's (Book Chapter), Califf R, Wagner G, Mark D, (Eds) p. 548-558, 1988
Gore JM, Goldberg RJ, Alpert JS, Dalen JE: Increased Use of Diagnostic Procedures in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Worcester Heart Attack Study. In: Trends in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality. Luepker RV, Higgins MH (Eds). Oxford University Press, 1988.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005196     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1075
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: May 1, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Diseases
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis

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