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Randomised trial to evaluate the clinical value of intensive glucose monitoring and regulation in Myocardial Infarction

- candidate number3089
- NTR NumberNTR1205
- ISRCTNISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR10-mrt-2008
- Secondary IDsFI 0610  Foreest Institute Alkmaar
- Public TitleRandomised trial to evaluate the clinical value of intensive glucose monitoring and regulation in Myocardial Infarction
- Scientific TitleRandomised trial to evaluate the clinical value of intensive glucose monitoring and regulation in Myocardial Infarction
- ACRONYMBIOMArCS-2; glucose regulation
- hypothesisWe postulate the following hypotheses:
1. In patients presenting with myocardial infarction high serum glucose values at admission has a harmful influence on infarct size and left ventricular function (LVF)
2. Systematic, frequent and intensive glucose level control, with IV insulin in those with abnormal levels will improve LV hemodynamics in ACS patients. This by preserving myocardial tissue and LV function.
3. The beneficial effects of this strategy are modified by treatment delay (i.e. early treatment results in better outcomes), especially in STE-ACSpatients.
4. Effects of intensive insulin can be found on a cellular level as a more favorable biomarker wash out pattern.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedAcute coronary syndrome (ACS), Myocardial infarction , Hyperglycemia
- Inclusion criteriaPatients to be included must meet the following three criteria:
1. Men or women >18 years of age who are admitted with the clinical diagnosis of a myocardial infarction. The diagnosis should be based on the combination of typical ischemic chest complaints and objective evidence of myocardial ischemia or myocardial necrosis as demonstrated by the electrocardiogram (ECG) or elevated cardiac markers, as follows:
- Typical ischemic chest pain, lasting 10 minutes or more, with the onset of symptoms within the preceding 24 hours, and either
- ECG changes indicative of myocardial ischemia within 24 hours after the onset of chest pain (ECG showing new persistent or non-persistent ST-segment elevation >1.0 mm in two or more contiguous leads) or
- Elevated biomarkers of myocardial necrosis within 24 hours after the onset of chest pain (i.e. CK-MB >1 times the upper limit of normal of the laboratory ( >16 U/L), or Troponin-I > 0.45 ng/ml).
2. Elevated (>7.8 mmol/L) whole blood glucose at admission in patients without a history of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. (Patients only on oral anti-diabetic agents (NIDDM) can be included)
3. All patients have to provide written informed consent.
- Exclusion criteriaPatients will be excluded from this study for any of the following reasons:
1. Myocardial ischemia precipitated by a condition other than atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (e.g. arrhythmia, severe anemia, hypoxia, thyrotoxicosis, cocaine, severe valvular disease, hypotension).
2. Known severely-impaired left ventricular function (ejection fraction <30%) or end-stage congestive heart failure NYHA-class III or IV at presentation (in order to avoid lost-to-follow-up due to non-acute coronary syndrome events).
3. Severe chronic kidney disease with measured or calculated glomerular filtration rate (Cockgroft-Gault or MDRD4 (Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) formula) of <30 ml/min/1.73m2, or renal dialysis38.
4. Persistent atrial fibrillation.
5. Co-existent condition associated with a life-expectancy <1 year, or otherwise unlikely to appear at all scheduled follow-up visits.
6. Patient expected to be transferred to another hospital within 48 hours.
7. Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
- mec approval receivedyes
- multicenter trialno
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingNone
- controlNot applicable
- groupParallel
- Type2 or more arms, randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 1-mei-2008
- planned closingdate1-feb-2012
- Target number of participants300
- InterventionsTreatment for this study only involves managing glucose levels and will not interfere with other treatment strategies, which will be applied according to international guidelines for myocardial infarction at the discretion of the attending physician.
When admission plasma glucose is 7.8 mmol/l patients will be asked to participate in our study. Plasma glucose levels are automatically assessed by converting whole blood glucose levels obtained by Point-of-Care (P-O-C)Glucometer into plasma levels.
Study therapy should be initiated within 2 hours of presentation.
When the patient agrees to participate he/she will be randomly assigned either to the intensive treatment group or to the regular treatment group.
- Primary outcomeExtent of myocardial damage expressed by Troponin T level at 72 hours (48 - 96 hours) after admission. If more than one sample is drawn in this time frame, the sample closest to 72 hours will be used.
- Secondary outcome1. Differences in biomarker wash out patterns between intensive and regularly treated patients;
2. Left Ventricle Ejection Fraction (LVEF) and infarct size will be measured using a 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT 6 weeks after the event (+/- 1 week).This as we expect the remodelling of the heart has settled at this stage;
3. Extend of myocardial damage as expressed by area under CKMB curve. The CKMB curve will be made of serial measurements of CKMB; at presentation and 6, 12, 24, 36, and 72 hours after enrolment;
4. ST segment resolution;
5. Serum NTpro BNP values;
6. Mortality and non fatal re-infarction (>72 hr after primary event) at 6 weeks;
7. HbA1C and fasting glucose values at 6 weeks;
8. The area under the Troponin T wash out curve (AUC) using the samples collected during admission.
- Timepoints6 week follow up
- Trial web site
- statusinclusion stopped: follow-up
- Sponsor/Initiator Foreest Institute Alkmaar
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
Foreest Institute Alkmaar
- PublicationsDe Mulder et al Intensive management of hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes. Study design and rationale of the BIOMArCS 2 glucose trial. Diabet Med. 2011 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03307.x (PMID 21480974)
- Brief summaryThe statistical analysis plan can be seen through this link:
- Main changes (audit trail)The statistical analysis plan has been added on 11-Aug-2012 - NM
- RECORD27-feb-2008 - 13-aug-2012

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