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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Atrial Fibrillation
and you are
between 18 and 90
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and is expected to affect about 30 million North Americans and Europeans by 2050. Atrial fibrillation is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, with stroke being an especially important and potentially devastating complication. Many studies have investigated the efficacy of different drugs in converting atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm. There are numerous randomized controlled trials that have tested the efficacy of agents against placebo and some trials that directly compared the efficacy of two or more different drugs. The class III antiarrhythmic drug Ibutilde is approved for the acute termination of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter of recent onset and has been shown to be superior to sotalol and equivalent to flecainide in this indication. Recently, the relatively atrial selective antiarrhythmic agent vernakalant has been approved by the European Commission for the rapid conversion of recent onset AF to sinus rhythm in adults. The investigators hypothesize that the period of time needed for cardioversion to sinus rhythm and the efficacy of cardioversion within 90 minutes is different between vernakalant and ibutilide in patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Brinavess (Vernakalant)
  • Drug: Corvert (Ibutilide)

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01447862. The sponsor of the trial is Medical University of Vienna and it is looking for 101 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Vernakalant Versus Ibutilide In Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation