Stroke Prevention and Rhythm Interventions in Atrial Fibrillation (SPRINT-AF)
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This observational registry will characterize contemporary stroke prevention in Canadian adults with atrial fibrillation, and provide clarity in understanding physician preferences for the various oral anticoagulants available in the Canadian marketplace. This study will determine the patient profiles of those selected for the various therapies available in Canada and provide an understanding of the factors involved in drug selection and management.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Primary care and specialist clinics
Documented atrial fibrillation (ECG, rhythm strip, device interrogation, discussion of an AF diagnosis in the participant's clinical report) within the past 10 years; paroxysmal, persistent or permanent
Age > 18 years
Most recent visit for a patient having had a clinical visit with Investigator occurring within the past one year
Valvular AF (hemodynamically significant valvular heart disease including rheumatic mitral valve disease or at least moderate aortic valve stenosis)
Life expectancy < 12 months
Active malignancy (treated or untreated)
Indication for systemic anticoagulation independent of atrial fibrillation (venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valve)
Prior participation in any OAC randomized clinical trial