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Efficacy, Safety and Efficiency Study of CARTO® 3 System Guided THERMOCOOL® Catheter Ablation Versus Fluoroscopy Guided Ablation With the Pulmonary Vein Ablation Catheter® (PVAC®)

2014-07-23 21:09:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy, safety and efficiency of CARTO® 3 system guided THERMOCOOL® catheter ablation and fluoroscopy guided Pulmonary Vein Ablation Catheter® (PVAC®) guided ablation for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Atrial Fibrillation

Intervention

Radiofrequency Ablation procedure

Location

A.Z. Middelheim
Antwerpen
Belgium
2020

Status

Recruiting

Source

Biosense Webster, Inc.

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:20-0400

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Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa. Unlike ATRIAL FIBRILLATION which is caused by abnormal impulse generation, typical atrial flutter is caused by abnormal impulse conduction. As in atrial fibrillation, patients with atrial flutter cannot effectively pump blood into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES).

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The application, via IMPLANTED ELECTRODES, of short bursts of electrical energy in the radiofrequency range, interspersed with pauses in delivery of the current long enough to dissipate the generated heat and avoid heat-induced tissue necrosis.

A THROMBIN inhibitor which acts by binding and blocking thrombogenic activity and the prevention of thrombus formation. It is used to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic EMBOLISM in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

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