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Worcester Heart Attack Community Surveillance Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005196
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To examine time trends in the incidence rates of acute myocardial infarction and out-of-hospital coronary heart disease deaths as well as changes in the in-hospital and long-term case-fatality rates of acute myocardial infarction in the Worcester, Massachusetts Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA).

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Coronary Disease Myocardial Infarction

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : December 1986
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Attack





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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria

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Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Robert Goldberg University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Publications:
Goldberg RJ: Changing Prognosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Acute Coronary Care in the Thrombolytic Era. In: Year Book Medical Publisher's (Book Chapter), Califf R, Wagner G, Mark D, (Eds) p. 548-558, 1988
Gore JM, Goldberg RJ, Alpert JS, Dalen JE: Increased Use of Diagnostic Procedures in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Worcester Heart Attack Study. In: Trends in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality. Luepker RV, Higgins MH (Eds). Oxford University Press, 1988.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005196     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1075
R01HL035434 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2016
Last Verified: May 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infarction
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases