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The study is a prospective observational study focused on monitoring the effects of various treatment options for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients by measuring serum neopterin levels. Serum neopterin is a marker for measuring macrophage activation. Prior studies have illustrated that there are elevated serum neopterin levels in ACS. The investigators' study focused on comparing different treatment arms with regard to their neopterin levels and correlating neopterin levels to the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score. Patients enrolled are those with ACS. Blood samples are drawn at presentation, and at 72 hours after admission, or at office visits and at 72 hours later. Neopterin levels are measured via a commercially available assay.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Active, not recruiting
Winthrop University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:44-0400
The purpose of the study is to procure blood samples from patients who present to the Emergency Department with suspected ACS (Acute Coronary Syndrome).
Jakarta acute coronary syndrome enrolled patients with acute coronary syndrome admitted to the emergency department of a national cardiac referral hospital.
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Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...