BIOMarker study to identify the Acute risk of a Coronary Syndrome
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- Netherlands Heart Foundation (grant number 2007B012), the Netherlands Heart Institute-Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (project number 071.01) and the Working Group on Cardiovascular Research Netherlands, all of which are non-commercial funding bodies. An unrestricted research grant is further obtained from Eli Lilly, the Netherlands. FWA is supported by a Dekker scholarship-Junior Staff Member 2014T001—the Netherlands Heart Foundation and UCL Hospitals NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
- Study design
- Patients' cohort
- Follow Up
- Blood samples were collected at admission, at the day of hospital discharge and subsequently every fortnight during the first 6 months after discharge, followed by monthly blood sample collection until 1 year. Patients were offered some flexibility in the follow-up scheme: visit windows are±1 week, and a maximum of two consecutive visits are allowed to be skipped (for personal reasons). 15 years follow-up.
Oemrawsingh RM, Akkerhuis KM, Umans VA, Kietselaer B, Schotborgh C, Ronner E, Lenderink T, Liem A, Haitsma D, van der Harst P, Asselbergs FW, Maas A, Oude Ophuis AJ, Ilmer B, Dijkgraaf R, de Winter RJ, The SH, Wardeh AJ, Hermans W, Cramer E, van Schaik RH, Hoefer IE, Doevendans PA, Simoons ML, Boersma E. Cohort profile of BIOMArCS: the BIOMarker study to identify the Acute risk of a Coronary Syndrome-a prospective multicentre biomarker study conducted in the Netherlands. BMJ Open. 2016 Dec 23;6(12):e012929. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012929.
- Sources of Recruitment
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- Number of participants with biosamples
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