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

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2015 by Universiteit Antwerpen
Belgian Government
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M Claeys, Universiteit Antwerpen Identifier:
First received: July 29, 2008
Last updated: July 19, 2015
Last verified: July 2015
The purpose of this observational study is to assess predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to Belgian hospitals.

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Universiteit Antwerpen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • all cause mortality [ Time Frame: one month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 5000
Study Start Date: July 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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
  More Information

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 
Study First Received: July 29, 2008
Last Updated: July 19, 2015
Health Authority: Belgium: Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and the Environment

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

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