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About MINT

Funded by the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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MINT: Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion

MINT is a multicenter randomized clinical trial comparing red blood cell transfusion strategies for patients who have had a myocardial infarction and are anemic. In most clinical settings, evidence suggests it is safe to wait to give a blood transfusion. However, for those who have suffered a heart attack, there is a lack of high quality evidence to guide transfusions. The study’s results will influence transfusion practice worldwide.

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 Join MINT

If you are interested in having your clinical center join our trial, please contact Helaine Noveck or Jeffrey Carson.