FINGER; Finland-Germany Myocardial Infarction Study
The purpose of this observational study is to find characteristics and risk stratification methods for identification of subjects who have increased risk of death, especially sudden cardiac death, after acute myocardial infarction.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Finnish-German Prospective, Observational Follow-up Study on Risk Assessment of Mortality After Myocardial Infarction|
- All cause mortality [ Time Frame: 10years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Sudden cardiac death [ Time Frame: 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
DNA samples from Finnish subjects in the study have been retained.
|Study Start Date:||January 1996|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Oulu University Hospital|
|Oulu, Finland, FIN-90014|
|Munich, Germany, D-80636|