Transesophageal Echocardiography to Identify pAtients With Low Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation - TIARA Pilot Study "TIARA"


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Summary of Purpose

In this multi centre pilot study we will perform TEE in patients with AF who are eligible for VKA treatment. TTE will be used as pre-screening: if TTE shows left atrial abnormalities or aortic plaque, patients will be excluded from randomisation. TEE will be performed in all other patients to detect or exclude complex aorta plaques or signs of left atrial stasis. Three hundred patients who do not have these...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 5 September 2011.

1 Sep 2005 21 Sep 2005 1 Sep 2009 1 Sep 2009 1 Sep 2011 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • HJGM Crijns, MD, PhD Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht Maastricht, Limburg 6202 AZ, Netherlands Phone: 31433875093