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The BEACON Registry: Best Expert Agreement for Care of Occult Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nationally (BEACON)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00560248
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Loss of funding)
First Posted : November 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Heartscape Technologies, Inc.
Novella Clinical
PharmaVigilant
Information provided by:
The Cleveland Clinic

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this registry is to assess and improve the process of care and health outcomes of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with chest pain suspected to be of cardiac origin. The study will identify which methods facilitate the diagnosis and risk stratification of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non STEMI, including patients with occult myocardial infarction (MI), and result in a shorter time to definitive diagnosis and treatment.

Condition or disease
Chest Pain

Detailed Description:
The BEACON Registry is a multi-center data collection and follow-up registry. Participating Sites will collect information on patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) with chest pain. The purpose of the BEACON Registry is to evaluate the impact of new technologies, practice patterns and initiatives on patient time to diagnosis, patient time to treatment, patient survival and overall economics.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1897 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The BEACON Registry: Best Expert Agreement for Care of Occult MI Nationally
Study Start Date : November 2007
Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Study Completion Date : September 2009

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Chest Pain
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort
I
Patients presenting to the Emergency Department with chest pain suspected to be of cardiac origin.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to definitive diagnosis of STEMI, UA/NSTEMI and non-cardiac chest pain; time to disposition decision will be used as an objective measure of time to definitive diagnosis [ Time Frame: Index hospitalization ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to treatment, economic outcomes and survival outcomes [ Time Frame: 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients presenting to the Emergency Department with chest pain.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presenting with chest pain suspected to be of cardiac origin.

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00560248


Locations
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Cleveland Clinic
Heartscape Technologies, Inc.
Novella Clinical
PharmaVigilant
Investigators
Principal Investigator: William F. Peacock, MD The Cleveland Clinic
Principal Investigator: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD VA Boston Healthcare System
Principal Investigator: Venugopal Menon, MD The Cleveland Clinic

Responsible Party: W. Frank Peacock, MD, Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00560248     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCF2007-001
First Posted: November 19, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 22, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by The Cleveland Clinic:
Chest Pain
STEMI
UA/NSTEMI
ACS
Emergency Department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chest Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms