ROSCAP: Reduction of Smoking in Cardiac Patients Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2008
Information provided by:
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Brief Summary:
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. .

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Nicotine Dependence Tobacco Dependence Cardiac Disease Behavioral: smoking reduction intervention (including NRT) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : October 2000
Study Completion Date : January 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Smoking

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Smoking reduction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Smoking cessation, biomarker measures

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 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.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 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)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00301626

United States, Minnesota
Minneapolis VAMC (111-0)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55417
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Principal Investigator: Anne Joseph, MD, MPH Minneapolis VAMC & University of Minnesota Identifier: NCT00301626     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DA13333-02
First Posted: March 13, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2008
Last Verified: April 2005

Keywords provided by Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center:
smoking reduction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tobacco Use Disorder
Heart Diseases
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cardiovascular Diseases