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Heart. 2012 May;98(9):699-705. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2012-301700.

French Registry on Acute ST-elevation and non ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction 2010. FAST-MI 2010.

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  • 1Department of Cardiology, Centre hospitalier de Haguenau, Haguenau Cedex, France.

Abstract

AIM OF FAST-MI 2010: To gather data on characteristics, management and outcomes of patients hospitalised for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) at the end of 2010 in France.

INTERVENTIONS:

To provide cardiologists and health authorities national and regional data on AMI management every 5 years.

SETTING:

Metropolitan France. 213 academic (n=38), community (n=110), army hospitals (n=2), private clinics (n=63), representing 76% of centres treating AMI patients. Inclusion from 1 October 2010.

POPULATION:

Consecutive patients included during 1 month, with a possible extension of recruitment up to one additional month (132 centres); 4169 patients included over the entire recruitment period, 3079 during the first 31 days; 249 additional patients declining participation (5.6%).

STARTPOINTS:

Consecutive adults with ST-elevation and non-ST-elevation AMI with symptom onset ≤48 h. Patients with AMI following cardiovascular procedures excluded.

DATA CAPTURE:

Web-based collection of 385 items (demographic, medical, biologic, management data) recorded online from source files by external research technicians; case-record forms with automatic quality checks. Centralised biology in voluntary centres to collect DNA samples and serum. Long-term follow-up organised centrally with interrogation of municipal registry offices, patients' physicians, and direct contact with the patients.

DATA QUALITY:

Data management in Toulouse University. Statistical analyses: Université Paris Descartes, Université de Toulouse, Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 06, Paris.

ENDPOINTS AND LINKAGES TO OTHER DATA:

In-hospital events; cardiovascular events, hospital admissions and mortality during follow-up. Linkage with Institute for National Statistics.

ACCESS TO DATA:

Available for research to any participating clinician upon request to executive committee (fastmi2010@yahoo.fr).

PMID:
22523054
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PMCID:
PMC3329631
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