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01.08.2017 | AFNET is now on Twitter!
AFNET is happy to announce to have joined Twitter! From now on we will keep you informed with any news on our trials. Follow us on Twitter @afnet_ev https://twitter.com/afnet_ev 
31.12.2016 | End of recruitment
The patient enrollment for the EAST-AFNET 4 trial is completed. Many thanks to all study centers and recruiters for their excellent support. 2.789 patients have been randomized in 11 countries as of...
30.05.2016 | EAST – AFNET 4 trial has enrolled 2500 patients
The pan-European clinical trial “Early treatment of atrial fibrillation for stroke prevention trial (EAST)” investigates whether early rhythm control therapy can prevent strokes and deaths in atrial...
19.06.2015 | EAST trial: Can early rhythm control therapy prevent complications in atrial fibrillation patients?
Today the 2000th patient has been enrolled in the EAST – AFNET 4 trial. The pan-European clinical trial “Early treatment of atrial fibrillation for stroke prevention trial (EAST)” conducted by the...
10.06.2015 | Can earlier treatment of an abnormal heart rhythm disorder prevent strokes?
The EAST - AFNET 4 trial was presented at the Annual British Cardiovascular Society Conference on 10.06.2015. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) issued a press release on this subject. Read the...
14.11.2013 | Clinical research needs investigator initiated trials: AFNET-EAST has enrolled 1000 patients
On 4th November 2013 the 1000th patient was enrolled in the AFNET-EAST trial. The pan-European clinical trial “Early treatment of atrial fibrillation for stroke prevention trial (EAST)“ conducted by...