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12.07.2012 | 300 patients enrolled
EAST has enrolled more than 300 patients.
25.03.2012 | 150 patients randomized
With status as 25.03.2012, 25 sites in Germany and The Netherlands have included 150 patients.
23.03.2012 | Belgium ready for take-off
The Ethics Committee’s positive opinion being available since 15.02.2012, the competent authority granted approval on 23.03.2012 to start EAST in Belgium.
23.03.2012 | 1st patient inclusion in The Netherlands
On 23.03.2012, the first patient was included in the Gelre Ziekenhuis Zutphen, The Netherlands. Congratulations to Dr. Maas and his team - EAST now truly became a European trial!
02.08.2011 | PRESS RELEASE: International landmark EAST study investigates treatment options for atrial fibrillation
Largest pan-European study to determine whether an early comprehensive rhythm control strategy for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) will benefit patients. First patient enrolled on July 28,...
28.07.2011 | First patient enrolled
The first patient was enrolled on July 28, 2011, in Hamburg, Germany. The investigators plan to enroll more than 3000 patients from 200 centers in 11 European countries.