Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Symptom Duration Above 12 Hours
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00260416|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2008
Background: Acute balloon angioplasty is beneficial in patients with acute myocardial infarction. However, presently this treatment is not offered to patients with symptom duration above 12 hours.
Hypothesis: Acute balloon angioplasty for myocardial infarction is beneficial despite symptom duration above 12 hours.
Methods: In 60 patients with myocardial infarction and symptom duration above 12 hours, the proportion of non-perfused myocardium before acute angioplasty and 1 month after angioplasty is compared to evaluate if myocardial tissue can be saved by acute angioplasty despite long symptom duration.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Acute Myocardial Infarction||Procedure: Primary angioplasty with stent and abciximab||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Symptom Duration Above 12 Hours|
|Study Start Date :||May 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2007|
- Myocardial salvage as evaluated by repeat myocardial scintigraphy(= area at risk of infarction before primary angioplasty - infarct size at 1 month).
- Infarct size by myocardial scintigraphy at 1 month and 6 months after primary angioplasty.
- Death at 1 month and 6 months.
- Reinfarction at 1 month and 6 months.
- Ejection fraction at 1 day, 1 month and 6 months.
- Left ventricular end diastolic volume at 1 day, 1 month and 6 months.
- Brain Natriuretic Peptide levels at 1 day, 1 month and 6 months.
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|Departments of Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine at Skejby Hospital|
|Aarhus, Denmark, DK-8200 N|
|Study Director:||Steen D. Kristensen, MD||Dept. of Cardiology, Skejby Hospital, AarhusUniversity Hospital, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark, Europe|