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Acute Myocardial Infarction by Penetrating Cardiac Trauma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01182064
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Universidad de Antioquia

Brief Summary:
Patients with a cardiac stab wound could be complicated by a posttraumatic acute myocardial infarction (PAMI). Traditionally, the investigators can explain it by the occlusion of a coronary artery; but the PAMI isn´t constantly related with coronary artery injuries or their damage in the cardiac injury repair. The investigators objectives are to know the PAMI incidence, make an approximation to PAMI pathophysiology, and propose management strategies.

Condition or disease
Myocardial Infarction

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 51 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Relationship of Echocardiographic and Coronary Angiographic Findings in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Secondary to Penetrating Cardiac Trauma
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

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Group/Cohort
Non infarct
Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct without coronary injury
Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct with coronary injury



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct [ Time Frame: 2 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Posttraumatic acute myocardial infarct without coronary injury [ Time Frame: 10 days ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study included patients admitted to the emergency department of the San Vicente de Paul University Hospital with a penetrating stab cardiac injury without previous injuries
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Heart stab Injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous cardiac injuries, coronary artery disease with previous diagnostic, previous coronary angiography (for any indication)

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Locations
Colombia
San Vicente de Paul Hospital
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad de Antioquia
Investigators
Study Director: Carlos H Morales, MD, MSc Antioquia University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Wilfredy Castano, Antioquia University Student
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01182064     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WCJWJ1
First Posted: August 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2010
Last Verified: March 2007

Keywords provided by Universidad de Antioquia:
Heart injuries
Posttraumatic myocardial infarction
Echocardiography
Coronary angiography

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Heart Injuries
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds and Injuries