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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2012
History: No changes posted

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.

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by University of Southern Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction [ Time Frame: 24 hours after admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • cardiac event [ Time Frame: 1 year after admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 495
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
all acute admission to Emergency Department with the complaint Chestpain

Inclusion Criteria:

  • more than 15 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with ST-elevations in ECG
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01747421

Kolding Hospital
Kolding, Denmark, 6000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Christian Backer Mogensen, assistant professor, University of Southern Denmark Identifier: NCT01747421     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLB-ED-04-2012 
Study First Received: December 7, 2012
Last Updated: December 7, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases processed this record on February 11, 2016