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Therapeutic Areas: Cardiology/Vascular Diseases | Family Medicine
Disease Category: Heart Disease
Location: United States, AR

Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

Do you have heart disease?


Researchers want to find out if a drug called canakinumab can help people with heart disease. The study doctor will give canakinumab to some people in this study to see if it is safe and tolerable, and can help their heart disease. The study doctor is also doing this study to find out if receiving canakinumab is better than receiving placebo.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥ 18 years at Visit 1.
  • Documented spontaneous MI

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women
  • Any of the following concomitant diseases
    • Planned coronary revascularization (PCI or CABG) or any other major surgical procedure.
    • Major non-cardiac surgical or endoscopic procedure within past 6 months to Visit 1
    • Multi-vessel CABG surgery within the past 3 years
    • Symptomatic patients with Class IV heart failure (HF) (New York Heart Association [NYHA].
    • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
    • Uncontrolled diabetes as defined by the investigator
    • Kidney transplant
    • Known active or recurrent hepatic disorder (including cirrhosis, hepatitis B and hepatitis C
    • Prior malignancy other than basal cell skin carcinoma
  • History or evidence of active tuberculosis (TB) infection
  • History of ongoing, chronic or recurrent infectious disease
  • Live vaccinations within 3 months prior to the randomization visit or live vaccinations planned during the trial.

To Learn more



Both Male and Female


18 and up

Overall Status


Facility Type



Paul Koros, RN, Site Manager
NEA Baptist Clinic - Clinical Research Center
416 E. Washington, Suite C
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870-934-1006
Fax: 870-934-1008

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Research Center Information: NEA Baptist Clinic - Clinical Research Center

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CW ID: 181675

Date Last Changed: July 18, 2013

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