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This study is a multi-center, prospective, non-randomized, observational study. The objectives of this study are to confirm the clinical safety and efficacy of the SJM Epic valve.
This study is a multi-centered, multi-country, prospective, non-randomized, observational study, without concurrent or matched controls, conducted under a common protocol. Bayesian methods will be used for the design and analysis of this study. The Bayesian model will determine if the data for the valve configurations are poolable. Bayesian methods also provide a means of determining the appropriate stopping time for the study based on the amount of information generated. The objectives of this study are to confirm the clinical safety and efficacy of the SJM Epic Valve by establishing the following:
- adverse effect rates
- clinical status as indicated by NYHA functional classification
- hemodynamic performance
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Valvular Heart Disease
Active, not recruiting
St. Jude Medical
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:43:39-0400
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Left-sided valvular calcification is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality. Resting heart rate (RHR) may influence valvular calcium progression through shear stress. Whe...
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Disease-related laceration or tearing of tissues of the heart, including the free-wall MYOCARDIUM; HEART SEPTUM; PAPILLARY MUSCLES; CHORDAE TENDINEAE; and any of the HEART VALVES. Pathological rupture usually results from myocardial infarction (HEART RUPTURE, POST-INFARCTION).
Diseases characterized by pathological irregularities in the HEART CONDUCTION SYSTEM. They may be associated with other heart diseases and syndromes (e.g., BRUGADA SYNDROME; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE, HEART BLOCKS), isolated or may result from injuries. You can have a conduction disorder without having an arrhythmia, but some arrhythmias arise from conduction disorders. OMIM: 601144.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the left HEART VENTRICLE. Its measurement is an important aspect of the clinical evaluation of patients with heart disease to determine the effects of the disease on cardiac performance.
Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.