Mortality Analysis of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Patients in Belgium

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 9, 2016
Belgian Government
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M Claeys, Universiteit Antwerpen

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this observational study is to assess predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to Belgian hospitals.

Condition or disease
Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 5000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Observational Study to Assess Predictors of in Hospital Mortality in STEMI Patients Admitted in Belgian Hospitals
Study Start Date : July 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Attack

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. all cause mortality [ Time Frame: one month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction admitted in Belgian hospitals.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction with ST elevation or left bundle branch blok pattern on ECG

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute myocardial infarction as an acute complication of coronary intervention

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00727623

Contact: Marc J Claeys, MD PhD 3238214706
Contact: Christiaan M Vrints, MD PhD 3238214720

Centre Hospitalier de Jolimont Recruiting
La Louviere, Hainaut, Belgium, 7100
Contact: Antoine de Meester, MD    32 64 233011   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universiteit Antwerpen
Belgian Government
Principal Investigator: Marc J Claeys, MD.PhD University Hospital, Antwerp

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: M Claeys, Prof dr, Universiteit Antwerpen Identifier: NCT00727623     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIWAC-01
First Posted: August 4, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 9, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Keywords provided by M Claeys, Universiteit Antwerpen:
acute coronary syndrome
myocardial infarction
predictors of mortality
reperfusion therapy

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