cardiac rehabilitation intervention group for Atrial Fibrillation

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA
Atrial Fibrillation
12-week supervised exercise based cardiac rehabilitation program - Other
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

The aim of this study is to examine the effect of a 12-week exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation intervention on the recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients at six- and twelve-months post-ablation procedure.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months after the first intake appointment

Month 12
The aim of this study is to examine the effect of a 12-week exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation intervention on the recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in 40 patients at six- and twelve-months post-ablation procedure.

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

control group
1 of 2
cardiac rehabilitation intervention group
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: cardiac rehabilitation intervention group · No Placebo Group · N/A

cardiac rehabilitation intervention group
Other
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: 12-week supervised exercise based cardiac rehabilitation program · Intervention Types: Other
control groupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: control group · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 months after the first intake appointment
Closest Location: Tacoma General Hospital · Tacoma, WA
2004First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Atrial Fibrillation
11 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are 18 years or older.
A diagnosis of Paroxysmal and persistent Atrial Fibrillation.
You have undergone ablation treatment and are at a minimum of 2 weeks post ablation status.
You are compliant with medication therapy including medications for heart rate control and anticoagulant(s).
You are able to attend two pre and post study clinic visits at a local designated Pulse Heart Institute cardiac rehab program.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.