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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000556
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To compare two standard treatment strategies for atrial fibrillation: ventricular rate control and anticoagulation vs. rhythm control and anticoagulation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Arrhythmia Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Drug: amiodarone Drug: sotalol Drug: propafenone Drug: flecainide Drug: quinidine Drug: moricizine Drug: disopyramide Drug: procainamide Drug: adrenergic beta antagonists Drug: verapamil Drug: diltiazem Drug: digoxin Procedure: catheter ablation Device: pacemaker, artificial Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : March 1995
Study Completion Date : September 2002

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 100 Years   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Elderly men and women with atrial fibrillation and other risk factors for stroke.

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Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: H. Greene Statistics and Epidemiology Research Corporation (S.E.R.C.)

Study Data/Documents: Individual Participant Data Set  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: AFFIRM
NHLBI provides controlled access to IPD through BioLINCC. Access requires registration, evidence of local IRB approval or certification of exemption from IRB review, and completion of a data use agreement.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100
First Posted: October 28, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 25, 2016
Last Verified: November 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Pathologic Processes
Digoxin
Amiodarone
Verapamil
Flecainide
Quinidine
Sotalol
Propafenone
Procainamide
Disopyramide
Moricizine
Diltiazem
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Cardiotonic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vasodilator Agents
Potassium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Sodium Channel Blockers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors