Systematic ECG Screening for Atrial Fibrillation Among 75 Year Old Subjects in the Region of Stockholm and Halland, Sweden
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||atrial fibrillation, stroke|
|Treatment||ecg screening for atrial fibrillation|
|Sponsor||Karolinska University Hospital|
|Start date||March 2012|
|End date||March 2019|
|Trial size||7173 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01593553, Strokestop|
The purpose of this study is to determine whether screening for atrial fibrillation by intermittent ECG recording and initiation of anticoagulation treatment among high risk individuals is cost-effective and can lower the incidence of stroke.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Reduced incidence of stroke among 75 year old subjects.
time frame: Five years. Interim analysis after 3 years.
time frame: Five years
Male or female participants from 75 years up to 76 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Men and women 75-76 years of age living in the region of Stockholm or Halland Exclusion Criteria: - Not fulfilling the inclusion criteria
|Official title||Systematic ECG Screening for Atrial Fibrillation Among 75 Year Old Subjects in the Region of Stockholm and Halland, Sweden.|
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