Individual Study / GEVAMI

GEnetic causes of Ventricular Arrhythmias in patients with first STEMI

GEnetic causes of Ventricular Arrhythmias in patients with first STEMI

Initiatives -
The GEVAMI study is an ongoing nationwide prospective Danish case-control study among patients with first ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI).
Start Year
2010
Funding
Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet and Novo Nordisk Foundation
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jacob Tfelt-Hansen
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Design

Study design
Case-control
Follow Up
Participants are followed up continuously for 5 years by reviewing Danish registries to assess for all-cause mortality.

Marker Paper

Jabbari, R., Glinge, C., Jabbari, J., Risgaard, B., Winkel, B. G., Terkelsen, C. J., Tilsted, H. H., Jensen, L. O., Hougaard, M., Haunsø, S., Engstrøm, T., Albert, C. M., & Tfelt-Hansen, J. (2017). A Common Variant in SCN5A and the Risk of Ventricular Fibrillation Caused by First ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. PloS one, 12(1), e0170193. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170193

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
794
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
257 cases (STEMI with VF) and 537 controls (STEMI without VF). Aged 18-80 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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