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Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00149409
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Medical University of Vienna

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE September 6, 2005
First Posted Date  ICMJE September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted Date July 13, 2010
Study Start Date  ICMJE September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure
Official Title  ICMJE Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure:Effects On Endothelial Function, Left Ventricular Remodelling, Natriuretic Peptide Levels, And Exercise Capacity
Brief Summary To investigate whether n3-fatty acids have beneficial effects in chronic heart failure as regards circulatory function.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 2
Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Chronic Heart Failure
Intervention  ICMJE Dietary Supplement: Omacor
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    4 gelatine capsules/d
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
  • Active Comparator: 1g/d Omacor
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
  • Active Comparator: 4g/d Omacor
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
Publications * Moertl D, Hammer A, Steiner S, Hutuleac R, Vonbank K, Berger R. Dose-dependent effects of omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids on systolic left ventricular function, endothelial function, and markers of inflammation in chronic heart failure of nonischemic origin: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 3-arm study. Am Heart J. 2011 May;161(5):915.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2011.02.011.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Enrollment  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Enrollment  ICMJE Not Provided
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE February 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic heart failure of non-ischemic origin
  • Age ≥18 years
  • NYHA functional class III-IV
  • LVEF < 35 %
  • Optimized heart failure therapy
  • plasma NT-BNP >2000pg/ml

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current treatment with Omacor or other fish oil products
  • Known hypersensitivity to the study drug
  • Ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Uncorrected significant valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure due to congenital heart disease
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • Alcoholic heart disease
  • Acute myocarditis
  • Continuous i.v. therapy for heart failure
  • Mechanical assist device
  • Life expectancy <1 year due to non-cardiac causes
  • Inability to perform bicycle testing
  • Women of childbearing potential not practicing a save contraception method
  • Current participation in another intervention study
  • Participation in another study with an intervention within the last 3 months.
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Austria
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00149409
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE n3-PUFA-HF
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Responsible Party Not Provided
Original Responsible Party Same as current
Current Study Sponsor  ICMJE Medical University of Vienna
Original Study Sponsor  ICMJE Same as current
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Rudolf Berger, MD Medical University of Vienna
PRS Account Medical University of Vienna
Verification Date September 2005

ICMJE     Data element required by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Health Organization ICTRP