The Strategy to Prevent Hemorrhage Associated With Anticoagulation in Renal Disease Management (STOP HARM) Trial "STOP-HARM"

Not yet recruiting

Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Patients with severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) who develop atrial fibrillation are at high risk for stroke. The use of blood thinking medication in dialysis patients is controversial and warfarin carries a serious risk for major bleeding. The Watchman device may be an ideal therapy for this population as after implantation it allows for the discontinuation of blood thinners, thereby reducing the risk of...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 26 August 2016.

1 Sep 2016 24 Jun 2016 1 Sep 2021 1 Dec 2021 1 Aug 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Carlos Morillo, MD

  • Michael Walsh, MD