Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed
Estimated Enrollment
100

Inclusion Criterias

Patient is ≥ 30 years old
Left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40%
Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction showing akinetic or dyskinetic apical wall motion abnormalities on an initial transthoracic echocardiogram
Patient is ≥ 30 years old
Left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40%
Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction showing akinetic or dyskinetic apical wall motion abnormalities on an initial transthoracic echocardiogram

Exclusion Criterias

Decompensated heart failure
Contraindication of contrast echocardiography
Chronic medication with Coumadin
...
Decompensated heart failure
Contraindication of contrast echocardiography
Chronic medication with Coumadin
Very poor echo window, which cannot evaluate the presence of apical thrombus
Valvular heart disease more than moderate degree
Significant atrial or ventricular arrhythmia
Prior history of myocardial infarction

Summary

Conditions
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Apical Thrombus Formation
Type
Observational
Design
  • Observational Model: Case-Control
  • Time Perspective: Prospective

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 30 years and 90 years
Gender
Both males and females

Inclusion Criterias

Patient is ≥ 30 years old
Left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40%
Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction showing akinetic or dyskinetic apical wall motion abnormalities on an initial transthoracic echocardiogram
Patient is ≥ 30 years old
Left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40%
Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction showing akinetic or dyskinetic apical wall motion abnormalities on an initial transthoracic echocardiogram

Exclusion Criterias

Decompensated heart failure
Contraindication of contrast echocardiography
Chronic medication with Coumadin
...
Decompensated heart failure
Contraindication of contrast echocardiography
Chronic medication with Coumadin
Very poor echo window, which cannot evaluate the presence of apical thrombus
Valvular heart disease more than moderate degree
Significant atrial or ventricular arrhythmia
Prior history of myocardial infarction

Locations

Seoul, 120-752
Seoul, 120-752

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT01869998
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
Not Provided