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Efficacy Study for Surgery After Previous Failed Catheter Ablation

2014-07-23 21:11:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Specific Aims: The primary objective of this registry is to determine the percentage of patients who are free from atrial fibrillation (AF) at 6 and 12 months following a surgical ablation procedure when the patient has a history of failing one or more previous catheter based ablations for AF. The first 3 months following surgical ablation will be a blanking period; any arrhythmia occurring during this time will not be used to determine success.

Primary Objectives:

1. Determine the percent success of surgical ablation for AF at 6, and 12 months both on and off of antiarrhythmic drugs (AAD) following a failed catheter based ablation for AF

2. Record and evaluate all complications associated with the surgical procedure.

Secondary Objectives:

1. Evaluate usage of anticoagulants at 6, and 12 months.

2. Determine the percentage of Pulmonary Veins (PV) that were electrically isolated by intra-operative, pre-surgical mapping

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Intervention

Totally Thoracoscopic Maze

Location

Endovascular Research
Springfield
Oregon
United States
97477

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:21-0400

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