Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

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The British Heart Foundation older patients with non-ST SEgmeNt elevation myocaRdial infarction Randomized Interventional TreAtment Trial

Status: Recruiting
Sponsor: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Funder: British Heart Foundation
Therapeutic area: Cardiovascular
Type of study: Surgical

Aim: SENIOR-RITA is a multicentre prospective open-label trial randomizing patients presenting with type 1 NSTEMI (Non ST elevation myocardial infarction) aged ≥75 years between invasive and conservative treatment strategies, to compare time to cardiovascular death or non-fatal MI (myocardial infarction) within one year from randomization.

Primary outcome:

Time to cardiovascular death or non-fatal MI (defined by the fourth universal definition).

Population: Adults
Design: Randomised Control Trial (RCT)
Setting: Secondary Care
Planned Sample Size: 1668