Studies of the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation by ALA
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00410839|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2004 by University of Toronto.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2006
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Atrial Fibrillation Diet Therapy||Procedure: ALA rich diet||Phase 2|
Objective: We determined the effect of an ALA rich diet in reducing recurrence of atrial fibrillation as a further example of a cardiac arrhythmia.
Design: Randomized parallel design efficacy study. Setting: Three university hospital centers in the Bordeaux region, France. Patients: 98 successive patients successfully underwent electro cardioversion of whom 75 completed the study without major deviations according to the protocol.
Intervention: A canola margarine and oil together with a Mediterranean diet (ALA ω-3, 1.4 g/d) versus a conventional diet (control), with a one year follow-up.
Main outcome measure: Length of time to first recurrence of atrial fibrillation.
Significance: If ALA is antiarrhythmic this action may explain its cardioprotective effect in clinical trials and cohort studies.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||130 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence By An Alpha-Linolenic Enriched Diet - A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||June 1999|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2003|
- rate of recurrence and length of time to first recurrence of atrial fibrillation.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00410839
|Emile Roux Hospital|
|Paris, France, 94456|
|Principal Investigator:||Serge Renaud, MD, PhD||Emile Roux Hospital, A.P.H. Paris, 94456 Limeil-Brevannes, France|