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Validation of a High-risk Versus Low-risk Referral Model in Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01747421
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark

Brief Summary:

In Emergency Departments patients admitted with chest pain may suffer from non-significant to lifethreatening conditions.

The aim of the present study is to develop and validate a referral model in chest pain patients which divide the patients with non- significant ECG changes into high risk and low risk groups for acute coronary syndrome.


Condition or disease
Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 495 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Attack




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Acute Myocardial Infarction [ Time Frame: 24 hours after admission ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. cardiac event [ Time Frame: 1 year after admission ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
all acute admission to Emergency Department with the complaint Chestpain
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • more than 15 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with ST-elevations in ECG

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Locations
Denmark
Kolding Hospital
Kolding, Denmark, 6000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark

Responsible Party: Christian Backer Mogensen, assistant professor, University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01747421     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLB-ED-04-2012
First Posted: December 11, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

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