Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
06/01/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr KS Channer

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Hallamshire Hospital NHS Trust
M Floor
Glossop Road
Sheffield
S10 2JF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)114 271 3473

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0164097348

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine whether warfarin or aspirin is better in the prevention of strokes.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Cardiovascular: Stroke

Intervention

Wwarfarin or aspirin

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Comparative frequency of embolic events
2. Comparative frequency of serious bleeding
3. Death
4. Refusal to continue
5. Adverse events

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

24/04/2001

Overall trial end date

24/04/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

200 patients in total aged between 80 and 89 years, with persistant or permanent atrial fibrillation.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

200

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

24/04/2001

Recruitment end date

24/04/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Hallamshire Hospital NHS Trust
Sheffield
S10 2JF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Northern General Hospital NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17175564

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Rash A, Downes T, Portner R, Yeo WW, Morgan N, Channer KS, A randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in octogenarians with atrial fibrillation (WASPO)., Age Ageing, 2007, 36, 2, 151-156, doi: 10.1093/ageing/afl129.

Additional files

Editorial Notes