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NT-proBNP Screening for Heart Failure (SYMPHONY-HF Trial)

Led By Carolyn SP Lam
Research Sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Previous ischemic or embolic stroke
Persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation (not paroxysmal atrial fibrillation)
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 5 years
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SYMPHONY-HF Trial Summary

This trial studies a better way to screen for hidden heart failure in people at high risk.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults over 40 with persistent atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke, plus two or more risk factors like coronary artery disease, diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, chronic kidney disease, regular use of loop diuretics, or COPD. It's not for those who can't consent, are on renal replacement therapy, have known heart failure or other conditions that may limit survival during the study.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
SYMPHONY-HF aims to test if screening high-risk patients using NT-proBNP (a marker in the blood) and echocardiography can help detect undiagnosed heart failure early. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive this targeted screening strategy.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial focuses on screening strategies rather than medication interventions directly treating heart failure, side effects are primarily related to the diagnostic procedures rather than drug-related adverse reactions.

SYMPHONY-HF Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I have had a stroke caused by a clot.
My heart condition is persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation.
I have had surgery or a procedure for blocked arteries in my legs.
I have had a heart attack or surgery/intervention for blocked heart arteries.
I have been diagnosed with COPD.
I have chronic kidney disease with specific kidney function levels.
I have been diagnosed with diabetes.
I have been taking water pills regularly for over a month.
I am 40 years old or older.

SYMPHONY-HF Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~5 years
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 5 years for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Diagnosis of heart failure within 6 months
Secondary outcome measures
Diagnosis of HFrEF within 6 months
People diagnosed with HFrEF receiving GDMT within 6 months
Other outcome measures
All-cause mortality at 1 year
All-cause mortality at 2 years
All-cause mortality at 5 years
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SYMPHONY-HF Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Investigational armExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Patients in this arm will have a blood sample performed for measurement of N-terminal prohormone of B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP). Patients with an elevated Roche NT-proBNP (≥125 pg/mL) will undergo a transthoracic echocardiogram, clinical examination for signs of HF, HF symptom assessment, an ECG). Patients will undergo echocardiography with a CE-marked, FDA-approved handheld point of care (POC) EchoNous echocardiogram device in all countries. The US2.ai algorithm (which is also CE-marked and FDA-approved) will generate an AI-automated echocardiogram report.
Group II: Routine care armActive Control1 Intervention
Patients in this arm will undergo routine care. They will be managed and followed up as per routine clinical care. They will be remotely monitored for HF events by follow up through electronic records and routinely collected data.
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Who is running the clinical trial?

NHS Greater Glasgow and ClydeLead Sponsor
273 Previous Clinical Trials
307,979 Total Patients Enrolled
University of GlasgowOTHER
337 Previous Clinical Trials
24,955,226 Total Patients Enrolled
National Heart Centre SingaporeOTHER
72 Previous Clinical Trials
7,447,364 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Investigational arm Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05919342 — N/A
Cardiovascular Disease Research Study Groups: Routine care arm, Investigational arm
Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Trial 2023: Investigational arm Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05919342 — N/A
Investigational arm 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05919342 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the cap for participants in this experiment?

"The sponsor, AstraZeneca, will need to recruit 3904 participants that meet the inclusion criteria for this trial. These patients can be found at two locations in Canada: University of British Columbia in Vancouver and University of Montreal in Montréal."

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Is this trial currently open for enrolment?

"Affirmative, the trial is actively seeking participants. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this study was first presented on December 22nd 2022 and has been recently revised on June 22nd 2023. In total, 3904 volunteers are needed at 7 distinct medical hubs."

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How many facilities are currently running this research program?

"Currently, this trial is being conducted at 7 different locations around the world. These include Vancouver, Montréal and Copenhagen as well as 4 other cities. To minimize travel demands enrolled patients should select a site nearest to them."

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~459 spots leftby Jun 2024