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Myocardial Oedema in ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Myocardial

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Elisa McAlindon, University of Bristol Identifier:
First received: July 8, 2013
Last updated: October 20, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) is a non invasive technique used to obtain functional and anatomical information on the heart. Several CMR parameters measured after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) have been shown to have prognostic value and are increasingly being used as surrogate endpoints in clinical trials. Myocardial oedema is a prognostic indicator following myocardial infarction1. Myocardial salvage is calculated as the myocardial oedema minus infarct size; this again is a prognostic indicator following STEMI. However, myocardial oedema imaging is controversial. There are multiple sequences available, with no standardisation of sequences used to assess this surrogate endpoint. The investigators propose to conduct a study to measure the myocardial oedema by all available techniques to determine the agreement between these methods.

Condition Intervention
ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Oedema
Other: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Bristol:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The mass of myocardial oedema measured by CMR [ Time Frame: Day 2 following STEMI ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Extra cellular volume [ Time Frame: Day 2 following STEMI ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
CMR following ST segment myocardial infarction Other: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
30 patients will be undergo a CMR scan day 2 following STEMI

Inclusion Criteria:

  • providing written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • contraindication to CMR,
  • atrial fibrillation,
  • claustrophobia,
  • eGFR < 30
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01897350

United Kingdom
Bristol Heart Institute
Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom, BS2 8HW
Sponsors and Collaborators
Elisa McAlindon
  More Information

Responsible Party: Elisa McAlindon, principle investigator, University of Bristol Identifier: NCT01897350     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Study 1953
Study First Received: July 8, 2013
Last Updated: October 20, 2014

Keywords provided by University of Bristol:
Myocardial edema
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance

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