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Alcohol Abstinence in AFib Clinical Trial Summary

2020 ALCOHOL ABSTINENCE IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION multicenter, prospective, open-label, randomized, controlled trial Objective: To assess the effect of abstinence from alcohol on secondary prevention of atrial fibrillation 140 patients Inclusion criteria: age of 18 to 85 years, presence of symptomatic … Read More

AFIRE Trial Summary: Antithrombotics in AFib and CAD

2019 AFIRE TRIAL Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation with Stable Coronary Disease Multicenter, open-label trial conducted in Japan Objective: To evaluate the use of antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation and stable coronary artery disease. 2236 patients 4.14 Inclusion … Read More

AFFIRM Trial Summary: Rate vs Rhythm Control for AFib

AFFIRM Trial: A Comparison of Rate Control and Rhythm Control in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Multicenter, parallel-group, randomized, controlled trial Objective: Among patients with atrial fibrillation and a high risk of stroke or death, what are the effects of rate … Read More

AF-CHF Trial Summary: Rhythm vs Rate Control for AFib and HF

AF-CHF: Rhythm Control versus Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure Multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial Objective: To assess if rhythm-control reduce CV mortality in patients with AF and HFrEF as compared to rate control. Patients with AF and … Read More

ACTIVE W Trial Summary: Clopidogrel + ASA vs. OAC for Atrial Fibrillation

2006 ACTIVE W TRIAL Clopidogrel plus aspirin versus oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation Randomized, open treatment, controlled trial M Objective: Among patients with nonvalvular AF, how does combination aspirin/clopidogrel compare to warfarin in reducing the incidence of stroke, systemic embolism, … Read More

ACTIVE A Trial Summary: Clopidogrel + Aspirin in Atrial Fibrillation

2009 ACTIVE A TRIAL Effect of Clopidogrel Added to Aspirin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Multicenter, double-blind, parallel-group trial M Objective: To assess if the addition of clopidogrel to aspirin reduces the risk of vascular events compared to aspirin alone … Read More

LOOP Trial: ILR for AFib to Prevent Stroke

2021 LOOP TRIAL Implantable loop recorder detection of atrial fibrillation to prevent stroke open-label, randomized controlled trial Objective: To assess the efficacy and safety of continuous monitoring for atrial fibrillation (AF) with an implantable loop recorder (ILR) versus usual care … Read More

INVICTUS Trial Summary: Rivaroxaban in Rheumatic Heart Disease‚ÄďAssociated AFib

2022 INVICTUS TRIAL Rivaroxaban in rheumatic heart disease associated atrial fibrillation (AF) Prospective, parallel group, open-label, randomized clinical trial d e Objective: To evaluate Rivaroxaban compared with Vitamin K antagonist among patients with rheumatic heart disease & atrial fibrillation antagonis … Read More

PALACS Trial Summary: Posterior Left Pericardiotomy for Post-op AFib

2021 PALACS TRIAL M Posterior left pericardiotomy for the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery Randomized, parallel, stratified, single-centre study Objective: To evaluate posterior left pericardiotomy compared with no intervention among patients undergoing open heart surgery 420 patients … Read More