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Low Dose of Diltiazem for Rate Control of Atrial Fibrillation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2011 by Seoul National University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Seoul National University Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 1, 2009
Last updated: July 25, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
This study is to show the efficacy and safety of low dose diltiazem for the treatment of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response in emergency room. We will compare the standard dose of diltiazem(0.25mg/kg) with low dose diltiazem(0.1mg/kg)in atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response in ED.

Condition Intervention Phase
Atrial Fibrillation
Drug: low dose diltiazem
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Success rate of rate control [ Time Frame: in 30 minutes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 380
Study Start Date: August 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: standard dose diltiazem
Experimental: low dose diltiazem Drug: low dose diltiazem
Low dose diltiazem: 0.15mg/kg over 2 minutes Standard dose diltiazem: 0.25mg/kg over 2 minutes


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response in emergency room

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age<18
  • systolic blood pressure<90mmHg
  • no consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00834925

Contact: Kyuseok Kim +82-31-787-3049

Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Sang Hoon Na, MD, PhD    +82-2-2072-3047   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Min Seung Chun, Mitsubishi-Tanabe Coperation Group Identifier: NCT00834925     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Diltiazem Af
Study First Received: February 1, 2009
Last Updated: July 25, 2011

Keywords provided by Seoul National University Hospital:
atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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