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RIAT Registry: Reason for Not Intensifying Antihypertensive Treatment (RIAT)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00258921
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 28, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 22, 2007
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Brief Summary:
To support physicians in their active management of hypertensive patients. By targeting specific systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) figures physicians will closely monitor the BP values and as such will have an individualized control of the treatment in each patient.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 31870 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An International Registry in Essential Hypertension
Study Start Date : March 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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Main criteria are listed hereafter:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult hypertensive
  • Either newly diagnosed and untreated
  • or previously treated and uncontrolled Patients of both sexes with essential hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known secondary hypertension
  • Known secondary curable hypertension (i.e. pheochromocytoma, aldosterone producing adenoma, Cushing disease). Patients with renal disease are not excluded.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00258921

Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Study Director: Pascale BLONDIN, MD Sanofi

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00258921    
Other Study ID Numbers: R-9511
First Posted: November 28, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases