ROSCAP: Reduction of Smoking in Cardiac Patients Study
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Background. The ROSCAP Study was a randomized controlled trial in heart disease patients to test the effect of a smoking reduction intervention on cigarettes per day (cpd) and biochemical and clinical indicators of tobacco exposure. .
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
smoked at least 15 cigarettes per day and had one of 11 cardiovascular disorders: history of myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass surgery, angioplasty, stent placement, thrombolytic therapy, angina, arrhythmia, a history of cardiac arrest, greater than 50% coronary artery stenosis by angiography, ischemia on exercise tolerance testing or congestive heart failure, required to confirm that they were unwilling or uninterested in setting a stop smoking date in the next 30 days.
1) unstable angina within the past 2 weeks, 2) unstable psychiatric or substance use disorders or 3) contraindications to nicotine replacement therapy (including pregnancy or intention to become pregnant)