Feeding Education in Patients Submitted to Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA-Nutri)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2009 by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2009
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
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University of Sao Paulo General Hospital

Brief Summary:

The simple knowledge that practices healthy lifestyle are important to reduce or prevent the progression of cardiovascular diseases it is not enough for effective changes accordingly. To nutritional education be successful, needs to promote changes in eating habits and not just transmit information. This is a behavioral intervention study in 200 consecutive patients submitted to percutaneous transluminary coronary angioplasty. The participants were randomized in two groups: intervention and control.

The intervention was a dialogic nutritional counseling and the control arm was a traditional nutritional counseling.

All participants will undergo long-term follow-up for cardiovascular events.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Angioplasty Coronary Disease Other: Traditional Behavioral: Behavioral Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Patients were hospitalized to realize elective coronary angioplasty in a especialized hospital in cardiovascular disease.

All data were obtained by a trained nutritionist.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Feeding Education in Patients Submitted to Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: Randomized Clinical Trial
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Angioplasty

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Traditional
Traditional nutritional counseling
Other: Traditional
The control group will have access to the nutritionist to clear any doubts about the diet prescribed when went out the hospital and will be invited to attend a meeting nutrition in dialogic character at the end of 1 year to ensure fairness in action.

Experimental: Behavioral
Dialogic nutritional counseling
Behavioral: Behavioral
The intervention group will go through 4 meetings of food education, to be held within the institution, with approximately 1 hour long, composed of 3 to 8 patients, who may or may not be accompanied by a relative. The first three meetings will be monthly and the fourth will be 6 months after the last one. Each meeting will be developed within the context of dialogic and participatory education, directed to the adoption of a healthy diet and prevention and control of cardiovascular risk factors. The meetings will follow the order: Investigation, Contextualization, Awareness and Strengthening the nutritional concepts, according to the didactics of educator Paulo Freire.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiovascular event (new ptca, cabg, ischemic acute syndrome, myocardial infarction) and mortality (all causes) [ Time Frame: 1 year (all outcomes) and 3 years (all outcomes) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. - Evaluate changes in eating habits, according to the transtheoretical model to adopt healthy eating habits - Check change in food intake - Identify the nutritional status and cardiovascular risk [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • preserved cognitive status

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no availability to attend the meetings of nutritional guidance

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01028066

Heart Institute of Clinics Hospital of Medicine Faculty of São Paulo University
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
Principal Investigator: Moacyr Roberto Cucê Nobre Heart Institute HCFMUSP

Responsible Party: Moacyr Roberto Cucê Nobre, Heart Institute (InCor) HCFMUSP Identifier: NCT01028066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAPPesq 0443/07
FAPESP 2007/54652-8
First Posted: December 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:
nutritional intervention
nutritional counseling
feeding behavior
food consumption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases