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Explore the Efficacy and Safety of Once-daily Oral Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Subjects With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Scheduled for Cardioversion (X-VERT)

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Last updated:1st Oct 2012

A study for patients with abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) who need to undergo cardioversion (procedure to restore normal heart rhythm). The study will compare patients assigned randomly (like flipping a coin) to either Rivaroxaban or vitamin K antagonist (VKA). The study will measure common medical outcomes for this type of patient such as bleeding and stroke.


Study Type: Interventional
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Open-label, Parallel-group, Active-controlled, Multicenter Study Exploring the Efficacy and Safety of Once-daily Oral Rivaroxaban (BAY59-7939) Compared With That of Dose-adjusted Oral Vitamin K Antagonists (VKA) for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Subjects With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Scheduled for Cardioversion
Enrollment: 1504
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: January 2014
Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Arms:
- Experimental:
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto, BAY59-7939)
- Active Comparator: Vitamin K antagonist (VKA)


Related Journal: Rivaroxaban vs. vitamin K antagonists for cardioversion in atrial fibrillation.

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Study start date 2012-10-01

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