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The Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Warfarin and Dabigatran Prescribed in the Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation Population With Humana Healthcare Coverage

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boehringer Ingelheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02061748
First received: February 12, 2014
Last updated: June 7, 2017
Last verified: June 2017
  Purpose
This study is an opportunity for Boehringer Ingelheim to collaborate with Humana to conduct comparative safety and effectiveness studies of dabigatran and warfarin using real world data from Humana's health plan operations.

Condition Intervention
Atrial Fibrillation Drug: Observational

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Warfarin and Dabigatran Utilized in the Humana Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation (NVAF) Patient Population-A Retrospective Database Analysis

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Further study details as provided by Boehringer Ingelheim:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Stroke (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of stroke (hemorrhagic and ischemic) for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis.

    Ischemic stroke includes: Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries with cerebral infarction, Occlusion of cerebral arteries with cerebral infarction and Acute, but ill-defined, cerebrovascular disease but excludes above diagnosis if hospitalization lasted less than 48 hours and was accompanied by carotid endarterectomy.

    Hemorrhagic stroke includes: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) but excludes previous listed diagnoses if "traumatic brain injury" or "rehabilitation care" is present.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Stroke (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of stroke (hemorrhagic and ischemic) for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.

  • Major Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major bleeding (hemorrhagic stroke, major intracranial bleeding and major extracranial bleeding) for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis.

    Major Intracranial Bleeding includes subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound, subdural hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound, extradural hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound, other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound but excludes these codes if major trauma was present. Major extracranial bleeding includes major gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, major urogenital bleeding and major other bleeding. Either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization were used.


  • Major Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major bleeding (Inclusive of hemorrhagic stroke, major intracranial bleeding and major extracranial bleeding) for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ischemic Stroke (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of ischemic stroke for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Ischemic stroke includes: Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries with cerebral infarction, Occlusion of cerebral arteries with cerebral infarction and Acute, but ill-defined, cerebrovascular disease but excludes above diagnosis if hospitalization lasted less than 48 hours and was accompanied by carotid endarterectomy.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Ischemic Stroke (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of ischemic stroke for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Ischemic stroke includes: Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries with cerebral infarction, Occlusion of cerebral arteries with cerebral infarction and Acute, but ill-defined, cerebrovascular disease but excludes above diagnosis if hospitalization lasted less than 48 hours and was accompanied by carotid endarterectomy.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Hemorrhagic Stroke (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of hemorrhagic stroke for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Hemorrhagic stroke includes: subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage but excludes these codes if "traumatic brain injury" or "rehabilitation care" as primary code is present.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Hemorrhagic Stroke (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of hemorrhagic stroke for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Hemorrhagic stroke includes: Subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hemorrhage but excludes these codes if "traumatic brain injury" or "rehabilitation care" as primary code is present.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Major Intracranial Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major intracranial bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major intracranial bleeding includes: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid, subdural or extradural hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound but excludes these codes if concomitant discharge diagnosis of major trauma was present.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Major Intracranial Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major intracranial bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Major intracranial bleeding includes: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid, subdural or extradural hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound other and unspecified intracranial hemorrhage following injury without mention of open intracranial wound but excludes these codes if concomitant discharge diagnosis of major trauma was present.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Major Extracranial Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major extracranial bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major extracranial bleeding includes: major gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, major urogenital bleeding and major other bleeding.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Major Extracranial Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major extracranial bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Major extracranial bleeding includes: major gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, major urogenital bleeding and major other bleeding.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Major GI Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major GI bleeding includes major upper GI bleeding and major lower GI bleeding.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Major GI Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Major GI bleeding includes major upper GI bleeding and major lower GI bleeding.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Major Upper GI Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major upper GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major upper GI bleeding includes acute gastric ulcer, chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer, acute duodenal ulcer, chronic or unspecified duodenal ulcer, acute, chronic or unspecified peptic ulcer, acute gastrojejunal ulcer, chronic or unspecified gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage with/without obstruction and with hemorrhage and perforation with/without obstruction, hematemesis, endoscopic control of gastric or duodenal bleeding, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy including esophagus, stomach, and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate with control of bleeding, any method. Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.

  • Major Upper GI Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major upper GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis. Major upper GI bleeding includes acute, chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer, acute duodenal ulcer, chronic or unspecified duodenal ulcer, acute, chronic or unspecified peptic ulcer, acute, chronic or unspecified gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage with/without (w/wo) obstruction and with hemorrhage and perforation w/wo obstruction, hematemesis, endoscopic control of gastric or duodenal bleeding, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy including esophagus, stomach, and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate with control of bleeding, any method. A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. This was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.

  • Major Lower GI Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major lower GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major lower GI bleeding includes diverticulosis or diverticulitis of small intestine or of colon with hemorrhage, hemorrhage of rectum and anus, angiodysplasia of intestine with hemorrhage, blood in stool and hemorrhage of GI tract (unspecified).

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Major Lower GI Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major lower GI bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Major lower GI bleeding includes diverticulosis or diverticulitis of small intestine or of colon with hemorrhage, hemorrhage of rectum and anus, angiodysplasia of intestine with hemorrhage, blood in stool and hemorrhage of GI tract (unspecified).

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Major Urogenital Bleeding (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major urogenital bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Major urogenital bleeding includes hematuria and excessive/frequent menstruation and secondary diagnosis indicating acute bleeding (anemia).

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Major Urogenital Bleeding (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of major urogenital bleeding for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Major urogenital bleeding includes hematuria and excessive/frequent menstruation and secondary diagnosis indicating acute bleeding (anemia).

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Other Major Bleeds (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of other major bleeds for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Other major bleeds includes hemarthrosis, hemopericardium, hemoptysis, epistaxis, hemorrhage (not specified) and acute posthemorrhagic anemia.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Other Major Bleeds (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of other major bleeds for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Other major bleeds includes hemarthrosis, hemopericardium, hemoptysis, epistaxis, hemorrhage (not specified) and acute posthemorrhagic anemia.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of TIA for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. TIA includes transient cerebral ischemia as the principal (primary) discharge diagnosis.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • TIA (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of TIA for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    TIA includes transient cerebral ischemia as the principal (primary) discharge diagnosis.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Myocardial Infarction (MI) (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of MI for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. MI includes the acute myocardial infarction. Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.

  • MI (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of MI for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    MI includes the acute myocardial infarction. A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Venous Thromboembolism (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of venous thromboembolism for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Venous thromboembolism includes the deep vein thrombosis and the pulmonary embolism.

    Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.


  • Venous Thromboembolism (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of venous thromboembolism for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Venous thromboembolism includes the deep vein thrombosis and the pulmonary embolism.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of deep vein thrombosis for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Deep vein thrombosis includes phlebitis and thrombophlebitis and other venous embolism and thrombosis. Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of deep vein thrombosis for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Deep vein thrombosis includes phlebitis and thrombophlebitis and other venous embolism and thrombosis.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • Pulmonary Embolism (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of pulmonary embolism for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Pulmonary embolism includes acute pulmonary heart disease. Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.

  • Pulmonary Embolism (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of pulmonary embolism for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    Pulmonary embolism includes acute pulmonary heart disease. A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.


  • All-cause Death (Primary Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]
    This outcome measure describes the incidence of death for dabigatran and warfarin in the primary analysis. Study outcomes for this analysis were identified using either the admitting diagnoses or on any of the service lines associated with an inpatient hospitalization.

  • All-cause Death (Post-hoc Analysis) [ Time Frame: From 1 October 2010 to 30 April 2013 identified with index date (first prescription of dabigatran or warfarin) plus a follow-up period of 12 months (up to 42 months) ]

    This outcome measure describes the incidence of death for dabigatran and warfarin in the post-hoc analysis.

    A post-hoc analysis was conducted that measured outcomes using an algorithm to define the principal diagnosis. The principal diagnosis was defined as the primary diagnosis on the first room and board charge record within a hospital admission. This method results in identification of a single outcome for a hospitalization.



Enrollment: 38499
Actual Study Start Date: October 28, 2014
Study Completion Date: March 15, 2016
Primary Completion Date: March 15, 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
dabigatran Drug: Observational
Retrospective Chart Review
warfarin

Detailed Description:

Study Design:

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 89 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
NVAF
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patient must have at least one inpatient, one physician office visit, or one emergency room visit with a diagnosis of AF on the index date or during the pre-index period.
  • Patients must be continuously enrolled in a health plan during the pre-index period
  • Patient must have a prescription for dabigatran or warfarin
  • Patient must be treatment naive from all oral anticoagulant (OAC) use prior to first OAC prescription
  • Aged 18-89 years on the index date. The index date is defined as the date of the first OAC prescription

Exclusion criteria:

  • Diagnosis of hyperthyroidism during the pre-index period,
  • Having claims for any of the following within 3 months prior to the first diagnosis of AF: cardiac surgery, pericarditis, myocarditis, pulmonary embolism.
  • Any patients with at least one medical claim for valvular heart disease.
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Locations
United States, Kentucky
Comprehensive Health Insights, Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Investigators
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02061748     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1160.192
Study First Received: February 12, 2014
Results First Received: March 13, 2017
Last Updated: June 7, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Warfarin
Dabigatran
Anticoagulants
Antithrombins
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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