Navigation Links
AMIHOT II trial data presented at TCT
Date:10/23/2007

Late-breaking data presented at TCT 2007, the scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), show that an infusion of blood that is supersaturated with oxygen (SSO2) can reduce the amount of damaged heart muscle following a heart attack.

Despite successful reperfusion or restoration of blood flow to the heart with angioplasty following a heart attack there is often an area of infarction, or damaged heart muscle caused by the death of cells due to the interruption of oxygen carrying blood.

In the AMIHOT II trial, investigators led by Gregg W. Stone, MD, Chairman, Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center sought to determine the efficacy and safety of infusing SSO2 into the previously blocked artery after an angioplasty procedure.

Among high-risk patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction (heart attack) undergoing successful angioplasty within 6 hours of symptom onset, infusion of SSO2 into the myocardial infarct territory results in a significant reduction in the size of the 'infarct zone, the amount of damaged heart tissue, Stone said.

The AMIHOT II trial was conducted with 304 patients randomized at 20 sites in four countries.

Data from the study show that the size of the infarct zone was 6.5 percent lower in the patients treated with SSO2 than in control patients who did not receive the therapy.

In addition, at 30 days after the treatment, the rates of Major Adverse Cardiac Events (MACE) were statistically equivalent between the two groups.


'/>"/>

Contact: Irma Damhuis
idamhuis@crf.org
917-558-5180
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials
2. FDA approves Phase 0 trial which tests experimental drugs on humans
3. Male contraceptive in trial
4. How do patients benefit of clinical trials
5. Glenmark’s new molecule to go through trial
6. Clinical trials need to be more frank
7. First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies
8. Hormone Replacement Therapy increases the risk of endometrial cancer
9. Atrial fibrillation predicts for acute ischaemic stroke
10. Spray on contraceptive clears Phase I trial
11. The Indian Government has given the nod to conduct Human volunteer trials inorder to develop preventive AIDS vaccines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) ... company later this year. Dyer started as the Chairman of the Management Committee ... establishment of the corporation including the recruitment of investor/owners and development of the business ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... announced an official 2017 partnership with The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin. For ... and UVB rays with Thinksport’s broad-spectrum, mineral-based sunscreen. , “We are thrilled to ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... The American Cleft ... ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting. KLS is a longtime supporter of the event. , ... exhibitor and Platinum Sponsor," said Dr. Bob Havlik, 2017 ACPA President. "KLS Martin has ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... On April 13, ... symposium on “Doping in Sport: How the Culture Might Change,” in ... LLP. The symposium will be held at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. , ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Healthcare Research & Analytics® (HRA®) ... fight against cancer, has produced a seminal study that asked cancer survivors and ... findings in a webinar, Defining Compassionate Care Through the Voices of Patients and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. ... The latest research Fibromyalgia Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies - ... market. The research answers the following questions: ... their clinical attributes? How are they positioned in the Global Fibromyalgia ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Regulus Therapeutics Inc . (Nasdaq: RGLS), ... innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced it will release ... Thursday, March 2, 2017 after the market closes. ... on March 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time ... results and provide a general business update.  A live ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... 23, 2017 According to a ... (X-ray Imaging Digital, Analog), MRI (Closed, Open), Ultrasound, CT, ... Oncology), End User (Hospitals, Imaging Centers) - Global Forecast ... global market over the forecast period of 2016 to ... Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 6.6% from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: