Clinical Trial

Implantable Defibrillator Therapy After a Myocardial Infarction

Study Description

Efficacy of Implantable Defibrillator Therapy After a Myocardial Infarction

This study will assess whether an implantable defibrillator will increase the likelihood of survival in patients who have had a heart attack in the prior 5 years, have abnormal test results from a 24 hour heart monitor, and who have low normal heart function.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only Recruiting patients only

Device - Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator + Usual Care

Any Medtronic approved (in each geography) single chamber or dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

Usual care

Usual post-MI care

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Risk Estimation Following Infarction Noninvasive Evaluation - ICD Efficacy

Clinical Trial ID

NCT00673842

ParticipAid ID

7e5yBe