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A Trial of Routine Aspiration Thrombectomy With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Versus PCI Alone in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Undergoing Primary PCI

2014-08-27 03:12:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is an international, randomized, controlled, parallel group study in which patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) will be allocated to one of the following: Manual aspiration thrombectomy with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) or PCI alone.

The hypothesis is that the routine use of manual aspiration thrombectomy with an aspiration catheter (Export®) with PCI compared to PCI alone will reduce the incidence of cardiovascular death, recurrent myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock, or new or worsening NYHA Class IV heart failure (HF) at 180 days in patients with STEMI undergoing primary PCI.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Intervention

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with or without manual aspiration thrombectomy

Location

Hamilton General Hospital
Hamilton
Ontario
Canada
L8L 2X2

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Population Health Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:43-0400

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