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The goal of this study is to test the hypothesis that fiberoptic confocal microscopy (FCM) imaging during repair of common congenital heart defects is a useful adjunct for avoidance of conduction abnormalities.
This is an interventional randomized controlled study to investigate the use of fiberoptic confocal microscopy (FCM) imaging for avoidance of conduction abnormalities during repair of common congenital heart defects. Study results will be compared to a cohort of similar surgical patients following standard surgical procedures where FCM was not used. We will analyze pre-and postoperative ECGs to identify conduction abnormalities.
Ventricular Septal Defect
Fluorescite, Cellvizio 100 Series System with Confocal Miniprobes
Boston Children's Hospital
Not yet recruiting
Boston Children’s Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-18T10:31:16-0400
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