GLORIA-AF Registry Program (Phase I)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 5, 2011
Results First Posted : March 5, 2014
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boehringer Ingelheim

August 25, 2011
September 5, 2011
January 21, 2014
March 5, 2014
March 5, 2014
May 2011
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • CHADS2 Score [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    CHADS2 score is based on a point system in which 2 points are assigned for a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack and 1 point each is assigned for age equal to or greater more than 75 years, hypertension, diabetes, or clinical heart failure or impaired left ventricular systolic function (generally interpreted as an ejection fraction ≤ 40%).
  • CHA2DS2-VASc Score [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    The CHA2DS2-VASc risk score is based on a point system in which 2 points are assigned for a history of stroke or TIA, or age ≥75; and 1 point each is assigned for age 65-74 years, a hypertension, diabetes, cardiac failure, vascular disease and female sex. On the basis of the risk strata defined in previous guidelines, a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0 corresponds to "low risk", a score of 1 corresponds to "intermediate risk", and a score of 2 or more corresponds to "high risk".
  • HAS-BLED Risk Score [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    The HAS-BLED score is based on a point system in which 1 point is assigned for hypertension (systolic blood pressure >160 mmHg), 1 point for each of abnormal renal (presence of chronic dialysis or renal transplantation or serum creatinine ≥200 μmol/L) and liver (chronic hepatic disease or biochemical evidence of significant hepatic derangement) function, 1 point each is assigned for stroke, bleeding (previous bleeding history and/or predisposition to bleeding), labile Internation Normalized Ratios (INRs,unstable/high INRs or poor time in therapeutic range), age >65 years and 1 point each for drugs (such as antiplatelet agents, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or alcohol.
  • Antithrombotic Treatment Choice at Baseline [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • Gender [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • Age Group [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • Medical History [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • Concomitant Medication [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • CHADS2 Score [cardiac failure, hypertension, age, diabetes, stroke (doubled)] [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  • CHA2DS2-VASc Score [cardiac failure, hypertension, age >= 75 (doubled), diabetes,stroke (doubled), vascular disease, age 65-74 and sex category (female)] [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  • HAS-BLED Score [hypertension, abnormal renal/liver function (1 point each), stroke, bleeding history or predisposition, labile International Normalized Ratio (INR), elderly (>65), drugs/alcohol concomitantly (1 point each)] [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  • Antithrombotic Treatment Choice at Baseline [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  • Gender [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  • Age Group [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
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GLORIA-AF Registry Program (Phase I)
GLORIA-AF: Global Registry on Long-Term Oral Anti-thrombotic TReatment In PAtients With Atrial Fibrillation (Phase I)
This study constitutes Phase I of the Registry Program. The main objective of this study is to characterize the newly diagnosed non-valvular AF patient population at risk for stroke and the selection of antithrombotic treatment for stroke prevention in a real-world setting before dabigatran etexilate is approved for the prevention of strokes and systemic emboli in patients with non-valvular AF in different regions of the world.

Study Design:


Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample
adult patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation at risk for stroke
Atrial Fibrillation
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Huisman MV, Lip GY, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Rothman KJ, Teutsch C, Zint K, Ackermann D, Clemens A, Bartels DB. Design and rationale of Global Registry on Long-Term Oral Antithrombotic Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: a global registry program on long-term oral antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation. Am Heart J. 2014 Mar;167(3):329-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.12.006. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
January 2013
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion criteria:

1) Patients newly diagnosed with non-valvular atrial fibrillation at risk for stroke.

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Presence of any mechanical heart valve, or valve disease that is expected to require valve replacement intervention;
  2. Patients who have received more than 60 days of oral anticoagulant treatment (vitamin K antagonist) (VKA) in their lifetime;
  3. Atrial fibrillation (AF) with a generally reversible cause;
  4. Patients with a medical condition other than atrial fibrillation for which chronic use of an oral anticoagulant (VKAs) is indicated
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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China,   Croatia,   Egypt,   Germany,   Lebanon,   Netherlands,   Spain,   Turkey
El Salvador,   Venezuela
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Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim
January 2014