The Effect of Erythropoietin at the Time of Reperfusion in Acute Myocardial Infarction

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 15, 2009
Last updated: April 16, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of intravenous human recombinant erythropoietin on the reperfusion injury at primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Drug: human recombinant erythropoietin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 4 Study of the Effect of Human Recombinant Erythropoietin at the Time of Reperfusion in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Creatinine kinase (CK), creatinine kinase-MB (CK-MB) [ Time Frame: 4hr, 8hr, 12hr, 24hr, 48hr, 72hr ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Infarct size assessed by cardiac MRI [ Time Frame: day 4 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 58
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: PCI only
primary PCI only
Experimental: EPO Drug: human recombinant erythropoietin
intravenous bolus injection of EPO (50unit/kg)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute myocardial infarction <12hr
  • Age >18yrs
  • First myocardial infarction
  • culprit lesion : proximal to mid left anterior descending artery
  • Baseline coronary flow : TIMI Grade 0~1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with previous myocardial infarction
  • History of thrombotic complication
  • History of cerebral infarction
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Increased hemoglobin level >17g/dL
  • Patients with mechanical valve
  • Cardiogenic shock
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00882466

Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Seongnam, Korea, Republic of, 463-707
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dong-Ju Choi, MD,PhD Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
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Responsible Party: Dong-Ju Choi, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Identifier: NCT00882466     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPO in AMI
Study First Received: April 15, 2009
Last Updated: April 16, 2009
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases
Epoetin alfa
Hematologic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 25, 2015