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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01936285
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2015 by Spyridon Deftereos, G.Gennimatas General Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 80 Years (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The study will enroll patients 18 years old or older who present to the hospital within twelve (12) hours of the onset of chest pain and who had ST segment elevation >1 mm in two contiguous limb leads or ST segment elevation >2 mm in two consecutive precordial leads or new onset of left bundle branch block (LBBB) in a twelve lead electrocardiogram and for whom the decision was made to be taken to the cath lab to perform angioplasty of the coronary vessels.
> 80 years old
with active inflammatory diseases, infectious diseases or known malignancy
under treatment with corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory agents or disease modifying agents
with known hypersensitivity-allergy to colchicine
under chronic treatment with colchicine
with severe renal failure (eGFR < 30 ml/min/1.73 m2)
with hepatic failure (Child - Pugh class B or C)
presenting with cardiac arrest
presenting with ventricular fibrillation
presenting with cardiogenic shock
with stent thrombosis
with angina within 48 hours before infarction
with previous myocardial infarction
with occlusion of the left main or left circumflex coronary artery or with evidence of coronary collaterals to the region at risk on initial coronary angiography (at the time of admission)