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Use of ECMO in Acute MI

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2007 by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals Identifier:
First received: January 22, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2007
History: No changes posted

ECMO offers an acceptable cardiopulmonary support in adults with similar hospital survival rates as other mechanical support. It is versatile and salvages some patients, who may otherwise die. Improvement in intermediate term outcome will require multidisciplinary approach to protect organ function and limit organ injury during this support.

ECMO and Acute MI

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction Following Cardiac Surgery Procedures

Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: January 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006
Detailed Description:

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is an established treatment option in patients with Cardiogenic Schock. We retrospectively reviewed early and mid-term outcome as well as predictors of survival during using ECMO. This report reviews our experience with this support system in last 3 years.


Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute MI

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication against ECMO
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00425685

Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Farhad Bakhtiary, MD JW Goethe University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00425685     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Use of ECM in acute MI, ECMO and AMI
Study First Received: January 22, 2007
Last Updated: January 22, 2007
Health Authority: Ethical Commity of JW Goethe University:GERMANY

Keywords provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals:
cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ECMO, shock, survival, heart failure, transplantation, heart assist device. processed this record on November 20, 2014