FINGER; Finland-Germany Myocardial Infarction Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Medical Council of the Finnish Academy of Science
Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie
Kommission für Klinische Forschung
German Research Foundation
Information provided by:
University of Oulu
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00828698
First received: January 23, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this observational study is to find characteristics and risk stratification methods for identification of subjects who have increased risk of death, especially sudden cardiac death, after acute myocardial infarction.


Condition Intervention
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Other: No intervention

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Finnish-German Prospective, Observational Follow-up Study on Risk Assessment of Mortality After Myocardial Infarction

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Further study details as provided by University of Oulu:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • All cause mortality [ Time Frame: 10years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sudden cardiac death [ Time Frame: 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

DNA samples from Finnish subjects in the study have been retained.


Study Start Date: January 1996
Primary Completion Date: January 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Acute Myocardial Infarction patients Other: No intervention

  Eligibility

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

Consecutive patients who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction from Munich, Germany and Oulu, Finland

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction
  • Consent to the study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00828698

Locations
Finland
Oulu University Hospital
Oulu, Finland, FIN-90014
Germany
Deutsches Herzzentrum
Munich, Germany, D-80636
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Oulu
Medical Council of the Finnish Academy of Science
Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie
Kommission für Klinische Forschung
German Research Foundation
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Professor Heikki V Huikuri, University of Oulu
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00828698     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Finger-96
Study First Received: January 23, 2009
Last Updated: January 23, 2009
Health Authority: Finland: Ethics Committee
Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by University of Oulu:
Death, sudden
All cause mortality

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

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