Effectiveness of Early Detection of Atrial Fibrillation (FAMDAP)

A

Andalusian Health Service

Status

Completed

Conditions

Atrial Fibrillation

Treatments

Procedure: Control
Procedure: Screening

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01291953
PI-0419-2010

Details and patient eligibility

About

To verify if the screening opportunistic of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) by means of the measurement of the arterial peripheral pulse is more effective than the habitual practice for the early detection of AF in 65-year-old who come to Primary care

Enrollment

6,990 patients

Sex

All

Ages

65+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients that come to his center of health for any motive.

That give his assent informed to take part in the study.

Exclusion criteria

FA previous Diagnosis

Trial design

6,990 participants in 2 patient groups

Screening
Experimental group
Description:
Opportunist Screening asymptomatic patients. Taking the arterial pulse. Will invite patient to realize an ECG, if pulse is irregular
Treatment:
Procedure: Screening
Control
Active Comparator group
Description:
Case finding of patient whith symptoms of atrial fibrilation. Taking the arterial pulse. ECG if pulse is irregular
Treatment:
Procedure: Control

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