The Prevalence of Sympathetic Overactivity in Primary Hypertensive Patients. (SORT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 14, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2013
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this NIS is to assess the prevalence of sympathetic overactivity in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension.

Condition or disease
Essential Hypertension

Detailed Description:

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1514 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Non Interventional, Cross Sectional, Study on the Prevalence of Sympathetic Overactivity in Hypertensive Patients.
Study Start Date : February 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2012

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of SO in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients [ Time Frame: Visit 1-3: heart rate & Blood pressure, treatment presribed by physician. The interval between visit 1 and visit 2 is upto 4 weeks and interval between visit 2 & visit 3 is upto 4 weeks depending on Investigators discretion. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Association of SO and heart rate. [ Time Frame: Visits 1-3 ]
  2. Subjective symptoms noticed by the doctor. [ Time Frame: 1st visit ]
  3. To record the drugs used in the treatment of patients diagnosed with hypertension. [ Time Frame: Visits 1-3 ]

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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 hypertensive patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed essential hypertension patients will be eligible for the study.
  • Average of two or more systolic BP readings ≥ 140mmHg or diastolic BP readings ≥ 90mmHg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of coronary artery disease
  • History of diabetes

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01295021

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Dr T.N.C. Padmanabhan Dr. Padmanabhan Heart Clinic

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01295021     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CIN-DUM-2010/2
First Posted: February 14, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
The prevalence of sympathetic overactivity in hypertensive patients.