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Adaptive Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Study

2014-08-27 03:19:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to show that Adaptive CRT is at least as good at optimizing a patient's cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) as the current method of using an echocardiogram. Adaptive CRT (aCRT) is an implantable heart failure device feature that attempts to optimize CRT without echocardiographic testing.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Heart Failure

Intervention

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Defibrillator (CRT-D), Adaptive CRT (aCRT) Pacing

Location

Morgantown
West Virginia
United States

Status

Recruiting

Source

Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:13-0400

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