Risk of Stroke and Silent Cerebrovascular Thromboembolism After Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation "AFTER-CV"

Active, not recruiting

Phase 3 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardioversion will be randomized to undergo transesophageal echocardiography or they will receive warfarin for 3 weeks with an international normalized ratio (INR) value between 2.0-3.0. Those who do not want to use warfarin will be given an approved new oral anticoagulant agent istead of warfarin for 3 weeks. If thrombus is detected in left atrium or in left...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 29 April 2018.

1 Aug 2013 7 Aug 2013 1 Aug 2017 1 Dec 2018 1 Apr 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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