Gulf Acute Heart Failure Registry (GulfCARE)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01467973|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 9, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2014
The Gulf Heart Association (GHA) sponsored Gulf acute heart failure registry (Gulf CARE)is a multinational , multicentre, prospective, observational, hospital-based registry of patients with acute heart failure(AHF) with 3 month and one year follow-up.
Study Hypothesis: Due to variations in age at presentation, risk factors for heart failure particularly high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in certain Gulf countries, variable medical practices and heart failure management setup in the Gulf region, AHF patients in the Gulf states are expected to have different presentation and receive different management than patients in European countries resulting in different outcome. It is also hypothesized that there is considerable gap between heart failure management guidelines and clinical practices in the Gulf region.
|Condition or disease|
|Acute Heart Failure|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||5005 participants|
|Official Title:||Gulf aCute heArt failuRe rEgistry (Gulf CARE)|
|Study Start Date :||February 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2013|
- Study of acute heart failure in the Middle-East [ Time Frame: One year ]To describe the epidemiology, etiology, precipitating factors, demographics, clinical characteristics, management and outcome of patients admitted with acute heart failure in the Middle-East.
- To identify targets for the long term objectives of improving quality of care in acute heart failure patients from the Middle-East [ Time Frame: One year ]To identify targets for the long term objectives of improving quality of care, reducing morbidity and mortality and lowering the cost of managing patients with acute heart failure in the Middle-East
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01467973
|Muscat, Oman, 111|
|Principal Investigator:||Kadhim J Sulaiman, FRCPI||Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman|
|Study Director:||Prashanth Panduranga, FRCP(Edin)||Royal Hospital|