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Evaluation of a Diagnostic Feature in a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) Device

2014-08-27 03:20:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of a new sensor-based diagnostic feature, which has been implemented in a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device. This trial will study the effectiveness of the diagnostic feature to detect heart failure events in medically stable, ICD-indicated, congestive heart failure patients.

Description

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of a new sensor-based diagnostic feature, which has been implemented in a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device. This trial will study the effectiveness of the diagnostic feature to detect heart failure events in medically stable, ICD-indicated, congestive heart failure patients. The ability of the diagnostic feature to 'detect' and 'predict' heart failure events will be studied.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Congestive Heart Failure

Intervention

Paradym CRT + Physiological Diagnosis (PhD)

Location

Mountain Vista Hospital
Mesa
Arizona
United States
85209

Status

Recruiting

Source

ELA Medical, Inc.

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:04-0400

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