Thoracoscopic Vascular Rings Chart Review

This study has been terminated.
(sufficient data gathered to support hypothesis)
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00229853
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: July 5, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to review the use of diverticulopexy, and collect data regarding the ease of the procedure and the overall outcome.


Condition
Cardiovascular Abnormalities

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Thoracoscopic Vascular Rings Chart Review

Further study details as provided by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Detailed Description:

In addition to dividing the vascular ring, some surgeons stress the importance of performing a diverticulopexy (an additional stitch which holds the ring open and prevents recurrence). This is a difficult step to perform through the thoracoscope.

We plan to review the use of this step, the diverticulopexy, and collect data regarding the ease of the procedure and the overall outcome. Once we have accomplished this, we hope to present our initial results of this new procedure.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

retro chart review

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients undergoing vascular ring division at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Hospital between 2001 and 2004
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00229853

Locations
United States, Georgia
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Brian Kogon, MD Emory University
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00229853     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 04-069
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: July 5, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
pediatric
Thoracoscopic Vascular ring
diverticulopexy
Vascular Ring Division

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Congenital Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases

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