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Finnish Genetic Study for Arrhythmic Events (FinGesture)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02075866
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2014 by University of Oulu.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2014
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Oulu

Brief Summary:
Finnish Genetic Study for Arrhythmic Events (FinGesture is a prospective case-control study assessing the characteristics and genetic background of consecutive series of autopsy verified out-of-hospital victims of SCD vs. survivors of an acute coronary event in a specific geographical area in northern Finland.

Condition or disease
Sudden Cardiac Death Acute Coronary Event

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 8000 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Day
Official Title: Finnish Genetic Study for Arrhythmic Events
Study Start Date : January 1998
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2017



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. sudden cardiac death [ Time Frame: 20 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Consecutive victims of sudden cardiac death verified by medicolegal autopsy (cases).

Acute coronary event patients admitted to the Oulu University Hospital who survived to be discharged from the hospital (controls).

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sudden cardiac death verified by medicolegal autopsy (cases)
  • Acute coronary event (increased troponin levels/ECG markers of ischemia/angina pectoris; two out of three criteria) (controls).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sudden death due to other causes (cases).
  • Acute coronary event patients who died during hospitalization (controls).

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Contacts
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Contact: Eeva Hookana, PhD 35883154464 eeva.hookana@oulu.fi
Contact: Juhani Junttila, MD, PhD 358505444367 juhani.junttila@oulu.fi

Locations
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Finland
Oulu University Hospital Recruiting
Oulu, Finland, 90014
Contact: Eeva Hookana, PhD    35883154464    eeva.hookana@oulu.fi   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Oulu

Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: University of Oulu
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02075866     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Uoulu-FinGesture
First Posted: March 3, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Death
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Pathologic Processes
Heart Arrest
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Death, Sudden