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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

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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   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01747421

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

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
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
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