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Evaluation of Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Heart Failure in Patients Treated With Candesartan Cilexetil in Croatia

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00984529
First Posted: September 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2011
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with candesartan cilexetil for at least 6 months in patients with chronic heart failure improves clinical signs and symptoms of chronic heart failure.

Condition
Chronic Heart Failure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Evaluation of Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Heart Failure in Patients Treated With Candesartan Cilexetil in Croatia

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate clinical signs and symptoms of chronic heart failure (in terms of NYHA status, fluid retention and tiredness/fatigue) after at least 6 months of treatment with candesartan cilexetil [ Time Frame: 1 visit (after at least 6 months of treatment) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate ventricular function after at least 6 months of treatment with candesartan cilexetil [ Time Frame: 1 visit (after at least 6 months of treatment) ]
  • To gain insight into usage of candesartan cilexetil in real life for chronic heart failure in Croatia [ Time Frame: 1 visit (after at least 6 months of treatment) ]
  • To evaluate patient`s compliance with prescribed treatment [ Time Frame: 1 visit (after at least 6 months of treatment) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Cardiologist´s office patients

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary Care
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with diagnosed chronic heart failure
  • Patients treated for at least 6 months with candesartan cilexetil
  • Signed Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to candesartan cilexetil
  • Pregnancy / lactation
  • Severe hepatic impairment
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00984529


Locations
Croatia
Research Site
Biograd, Croatia
Research Site
Bjelovar, Croatia
Reserach Site
Cakovec, Croatia
Research Site
Karlovac, Croatia
Reserach Site
Krapinske Toplice, Croatia
Research Site
Novi Marof, Croatia
Research Site
Opatija, Croatia
Research Site
Osijek, Croatia
Research Site
Pula, Croatia
Research Site
Rijeka, Croatia
Reserach Site
Sl. Brod, Croatia
Research Site
Split, Croatia
Research Site
Stubicke Toplice, Croatia
Reserach Site
Zabok, Croatia
Research Site
Zagreb, Croatia
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: MCMD, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00984529     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CHR-ATA-2008/1
First Submitted: September 24, 2009
First Posted: September 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Chronic heart failure
candesartan cilexetil
clinical signs
symptoms

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Signs and Symptoms
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Candesartan
Candesartan cilexetil
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action