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Acetaminophen to Prevent Ischemic Oxidative Reperfusion Injury During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Myocardial Infarction

2014-08-27 03:13:47 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that acetaminophen will reduce lipid peroxidation and isoprostane formation during reperfusion after percutaneous revascularization for acute myocardial infarction.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Intervention

Acetaminophen, Placebo

Location

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville
Tennessee
United States
37232

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Vanderbilt University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:47-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION in which the anterior wall of the heart is involved. Anterior wall myocardial infarction is often caused by occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery. It can be categorized as anteroseptal or anterolateral wall myocardial infarction.

A myocardial infarction that does not produce elevations in the ST segments of the ELECTROCARDIOGRAM. ST segment elevation of the ECG is often used in determining the treatment protocol (see also ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction).

A clinical syndrome defined by MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA symptoms; persistent elevation in the ST segments of the ELECTROCARDIOGRAM; and release of BIOMARKERS of myocardial NECROSIS (e.g., elevated TROPONIN levels). ST segment elevation in the ECG is often used in determining the treatment protocol (see also NON-ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION).

An episode of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA that generally lasts longer than a transient anginal episode but that does not usually result in MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION in which the inferior wall of the heart is involved. It is often caused by occlusion of the right coronary artery.

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