German Chest Pain Unit (CPU)-Register

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2010 by Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01197716
First received: September 7, 2010
Last updated: September 8, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
  Purpose

The Chest Pain Unit (CPU) register is a nationwide scientific investigation, in which data concerning the hospital-stay within the Chest Pain Unit are documented. Furthermore, a Follow-up via telephone is conducted after 3 months.


Condition
Chest Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Deutsches CPU-Register. Unterstützt Durch Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie.

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Further study details as provided by Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung:

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Internal and external validation of the medical care quality in the field of Chest Pain Units, including benchmark reports and risk adjusted comparisons. [ Time Frame: 12/01/2008 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Documentation of CPU complications including mortality, serious but not fatal complications (e.g. stroke, heavy and moderate bleedings etc) as well as documentation of medication at hospital discharge. [ Time Frame: 12/01/2008 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Documentation of long-term mortality and serious but non-fatal complication (SCI, stroke, TIA, heavy bleeding etc.) as well as hospital admissions and medication after 3 months. [ Time Frame: 03/01/2009 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 25000
Study Start Date: December 2008
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients admitted to a chest pain unit in a primary care clinic

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients that are admitted to a Chest Pain Unit are included in this register.

Exclusion Criteria:

Missing informed consent (informed consent can NOT be given in the acute phase of the disease, if consciousness is limited at that time; instead the patient will be asked for his consent at a later point of time, when he is fully conscious).

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01197716

Contacts
Contact: Jochen Senges, MD +49-621-5032801 senges@herzinfarktforschung.de

Locations
Germany
Bethanien Krankenhaus Recruiting
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung
Investigators
Study Chair: Harald Darius, MD Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jochen Senges, MD, Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung (Foundation for Cardiac Infarction Research)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01197716     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: German CPU-Register
Study First Received: September 7, 2010
Last Updated: September 8, 2010
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Stiftung Institut fuer Herzinfarktforschung:
Chest Pain Unit
Myocardial infarction
Register
Admission to a Chest Pain Unit for any reason

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chest Pain
Pain
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 23, 2014