A Case-control Study of Costa Rican Adults With Myocardial Infarction
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03308838|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 13, 2017
|Condition or disease|
|Myocardial Infarction, Acute|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||4547 participants|
|Actual Study Start Date :||August 1, 1994|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 1, 2004|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 1, 2004|
Cases consisted of Costa Rican adults who were diagnosed as survivors of a first acute myocardial infarction.
Controls consisted of healthy individuals randomly identified from the underlying source population in Costa Rica and matched to each case by age, sex, and area of residence.
- Nonfatal Acute Myocardial Infarction [ Time Frame: 1994-2004 ]Identified by independent examinations of two cardiologists at any of the six recruiting hospitals in the catchment area of the Central Valley of Costa Rica. Outcome was determined as being met if they met the World Health Organization criteria for myocardial infarction.
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03308838
|University of Costa Rica|
|San Pedro, San José, Costa Rica|
|Principal Investigator:||Ana Baylin, MD, DrPH||University of Michigan|