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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillationAccording to a population-based survey carried out in NSC: “M.D. Strazhesko Institute of Cardiology” MAS of Ukraine (Kyiv), the prevalence of atrial fibrillation/ flutter among the city population is 1.2% according to ECG data. The standardized prevalence of atrial fibrillation/flutter in the city population of Ukraine is 0.9% (0,9% among males, 1.0% among females). With regard to the data of survey and analysis of medical records, in particular ECG given by the patients, the standardized prevalence of atrial fibrillation/flutter is 2.5% (2.7% among males, 2.4% among females). According to the data obtained at single ECG, atrial fibrillation/flutter is registered twice as often in the city population than in the rural (1.2% and 0.6% respectively). Read more

Standardization of medical care

The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 15.06.2016 № 597 “On approval and implementation of medical and technological documents on standardization of medical care in atrial fibrillation”. Read more

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Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 241 recruiting clinical trials for atrial fibrillation, including 9 Phase I and 53 Phase IV trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 64, Germany – 30, Canada – 28 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: the Russian Federation – 22, the Czech Republic – 7, Poland – 6 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine: 2 recruiting clinical trials are conducted on 26 clinical sites in 14 cities. The country experience includes 19 Phase II, III and IV clinical trials for atrial fibrillation totally conducted on 46 clinical sites in 22 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 10, Kharkiv – 5, Odesa – 4 sites. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kyiv – 19, Odesa – 15, Kharkiv – 14 trials.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 90 recruiting clinical trials, including 3 Phase I trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 21, Canada/Germany – 12, Italy/the United Kingdom – 11 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: the Russian Federation – 8, the Czech Republic – 4, Austria – 2 recruiting trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

recruiting clinical trials for atrial fibrillation incl adults in CEE

clinical trials for atrial fibrillation incl adults in Ukraine

clinical sites for atrial fibrillation incl adults in Ukraine


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 8 recruiting clinical trials for atrial fibrillation; Phase I – 0 trials, Phase IV – 1 trial at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the Republic of Korea – 2, other countries – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: the Czech Republic only – 1 clinical trial.
  • Ukraine: no recruiting clinical trials. No country experience.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 4 recruiting clinical trials, Phase I – 0 trials.
  • World leaders: Canada/the Czech Republic/Finland/Japan/the United Kingdom – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: the Czech Republic only – 1 recruiting trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, 127 recruiting observational studies for atrial fibrillation, including 16 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 28, Germany – 19, France – 14 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/Poland – 5, the Russian Federation – 4, the Czech Republic – 3 recruiting studies.
  • Ukraine: 1 recruiting study on 1 clinical site in Kyiv.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, 16 recruiting observational studies for atrial fibrillation, including 2 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: Germany/the Netherlands – 4, Sweden – 3, China – 2 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/the Russian Federation – 1 recruiting study.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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