SDM for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 16-005409
    NCT ID: NCT02905032
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-005409

About this study

The objective of this project is to evaluate a treatment decision aid for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ≥ 18 years of age
  • Chronic nonvalvular atrial fibrillation deemed at high risk of thromboembolic strokes (CHA2D2-VASc Score ≥ 1, or 2 in women)
  • Able to read and understand (despite cognitive, sensorial, hearing or language challenges) the informed consent document as determined by the study coordinator during consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinician indicates that patient is not a candidate for a discussion about anticoagulation medication
  •  Cognitive impairments
  • Mechanical values
  • Left appendage occlusion devices (example: Watchman)

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Peter Noseworthy, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Angela Sivly CCRP

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