Use of Fish Oils to Reduce Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation Following DC Cardioversion
Recruitment status was Recruiting
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether fish oil supplements may be beneficial in preventing the recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion.
Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition which can sometimes be successfully treated by a cardioversion.
Cardioversion involves resetting the heart back to normal with the use of electric current.
There is a tendency for the atrial fibrillation to recur , days weeks or even months after the cardioversion.
Fish oil supplements may be of benefit to patients with heart problems Recent evidence suggests that fish oils may be beneficial to patients with rhythm disturbances.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
|Official Title:||Use of Fish Oils to Reduce Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation Following DC Cardioversion.|
|Contact: Paul Sparks, MBBS,PhD, FRACP||0393427000 ext email@example.com|
|Royal Melbourne hospital||Recruiting|
|Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3050|
|Contact: Paul Sparks, MBBS,PhD,FRACP 93427000 ext 27133 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Fiona Sutherland 93427000 ext 27133 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Paul Sparks, MBBS, PhD. FRACP||Melbourne Health|