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Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM)

Launched by NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE (NHLBI) · Oct 27, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of December 03, 2023

Completed

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Description

BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation is an extremely common and increasingly prevalent cardiac arrhythmia, particularly in the elderly, and is an important risk factor for stroke. Management of atrial fibrillation remains controversial, and although antiarrhythmic drugs are widely used for this condition, clinical studies to support their use are meager. Management of atrial fibrillation has at least three components: restoration and maintenance of sinus rhythm; heart rate control when maintenance of sinus rhythm or when cardioversion is not attempted or impossible; and anticoagulation. The fir...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Elderly men and women with atrial fibrillation and other risk factors for stroke.

Attachments

readout_NCT00000556_2023-12-03.pdf

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NCT00000556_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

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Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

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Not reported

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