Screening Versus Routine Practice in Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly Population of Lieto "LietoAF"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of patient education on feeling the own pulse irregularity in the elderly population of Lieto. Prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) rises with age. Subjects have often symptoms like palpitation and discomfort but especially in elderly population there's significant quantity of persons who don't feel any symptoms and fail to seek for medical care for stroke ...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 7 May 2014.

1 Apr 2012 26 Oct 2012 1 Nov 2016 1 Dec 2017 1 May 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment


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