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Worcester Heart Attack Community Surveillance Study

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005196
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2016
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
  Contacts and Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: 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
R01HL035434 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: May 25, 2000
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2016
Last Verified: May 2009

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