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N-3 Fatty Acids for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Acute Heart Failure

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692718
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2008 by Osaka General Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Our study is to investigate the effect of N-3 Fatty Acids for the prevention of atrial fibrillation in patients with acute heart failure or acute myocardial infarction

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Heart Failure Acute Myocardial Infarction Drug: Epadel, Eicosapentaenoic acid Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: N-3 Fatty Acids for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Acute Heart Failure
Study Start Date : July 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2010


Arms and Interventions

Intervention Details:
    Drug: Epadel, Eicosapentaenoic acid
    Epadel 900mg, 2 times a day, during hospitalization

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. detection of atrial fibrillation on ECG monitoring [ Time Frame: anytime during hospitalization ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • sinus rhythm patients with acute heart failure or acute myocardial infarction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy,allergy to epadel
More Information

Responsible Party: Masaharu Masuda, Osaka Geneeal Medical Cener
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692718     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OFAHeft
First Posted: June 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 19, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Atrial Fibrillation
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Pathologic Processes
Ischemia
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors