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Abciximab i.v. Versus i.c. in Primary PCI Patients With STEMI

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: March 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 3, 2008
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University of Leipzig
Randomized comparison of abciximab i.v. versus i.c. in patients with STEMI undergoing primary PCI. The hypothesis is, that higher concentration of abciximab i.c. leads to improved epicardial flow, perfusion, reduction of no-reflow, reduction in infarct size and subsequently better outcome.

Condition Intervention Phase
Myocardial Infarction Drug: Abciximab i.v. Drug: Abciximab i.c. Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Comparison of Abciximab i.v. Versus i.c. in Primary PCI Patients With STEMI and Effects on Infarct Size and Microvascular Obstruction

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Further study details as provided by University of Leipzig:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Infarct size and microvascular obstruction assessed by MRI

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ST-segment resolution, TIMI-Flow, TIMI blush grade, ejection fraction, left ventricular volumes, clinical outcome (MACE)

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Clinical symptoms:

    • Angina < 12 h persistent Angina > 30 min.
  2. ECG-Criteria:

    • ST-elevation > 1mm in ≥ 2 extremity leads
    • ST-elevation > 2mm in ≥ 2 contiguous anterior leads
  3. Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. No consent
  2. Pregnancy
  3. Allergy against abciximab, ASA or heparin
  4. Active peptic ulcus ventriculi or duodeni
  5. Active non-superficial bleeding
  6. Major surgical intervention, intracerebral interventions, puncture central artery < 4 weeks
  7. Active internal bleeding
  8. Cerebrovascular complications < 2 years
  9. Known coagulation disorders, thrombocytopenia
  10. Arteriovenous malformations or aneurysms
  11. Severe Liver or renal dysfunction
  12. Severe untreated hypertension
  13. Active vasculitis
  14. Previous thrombolysis < 12 h
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00299377

University of Leipzig - Heart Center
Leipzig, Germany, 04289
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Leipzig
Principal Investigator: Holger Thiele Heartcenter Leipzig GmbH
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00299377     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Thiele
First Submitted: March 2, 2006
First Posted: March 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 3, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by University of Leipzig:
infarct size
primary PCI
ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Infarction
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs