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Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
Medical University of Vienna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00149409
First received: September 6, 2005
Last updated: July 12, 2010
Last verified: September 2005

September 6, 2005
July 12, 2010
September 2005
February 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure
Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids (N3-Pufa) In Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure:Effects On Endothelial Function, Left Ventricular Remodelling, Natriuretic Peptide Levels, And Exercise Capacity

To investigate whether n3-fatty acids have beneficial effects in chronic heart failure as regards circulatory function.

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Interventional
Phase 2
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chronic Heart Failure
Dietary Supplement: Omacor
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    4 gelatine capsules/d
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
  • Active Comparator: 1g/d Omacor
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
  • Active Comparator: 4g/d Omacor
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Omacor
Moertl D, Hammer A, Steiner S, Hutuleac R, Vonbank K, Berger R. Dose-dependent effects of omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids on systolic left ventricular function, endothelial function, and markers of inflammation in chronic heart failure of nonischemic origin: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 3-arm study. Am Heart J. 2011 May;161(5):915.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2011.02.011.

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Completed
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February 2008
February 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic heart failure of non-ischemic origin
  • Age ≥18 years
  • NYHA functional class III-IV
  • LVEF < 35 %
  • Optimized heart failure therapy
  • plasma NT-BNP >2000pg/ml

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current treatment with Omacor or other fish oil products
  • Known hypersensitivity to the study drug
  • Ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Uncorrected significant valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure due to congenital heart disease
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • Alcoholic heart disease
  • Acute myocarditis
  • Continuous i.v. therapy for heart failure
  • Mechanical assist device
  • Life expectancy <1 year due to non-cardiac causes
  • Inability to perform bicycle testing
  • Women of childbearing potential not practicing a save contraception method
  • Current participation in another intervention study
  • Participation in another study with an intervention within the last 3 months.
Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Austria
 
NCT00149409
n3-PUFA-HF
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Medical University of Vienna
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Principal Investigator: Rudolf Berger, MD Medical University of Vienna
Medical University of Vienna
September 2005

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