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Prevention of Atrial Tachycardia After a Right Atriotomy

This study has been completed.
Danish Heart Foundation
Information provided by:
Aarhus University Hospital Skejby Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2005
Last updated: October 18, 2006
Last verified: September 2003
We performed a prophylactic peroperative linear 1-minute cryolesion connecting the tricuspid annulus and right atriotomy to prevent IART on 15 consecutive adult patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease. Conduction time between electrodes placed on both sides of the cryolesion was measured on the second postoperative day. Coronary angiography and electrophysiology study using an electroanatomic mapping system to assess conduction across the line were performed three month after the operation on 13 patients.

Condition Intervention
Atrial Tachycardia Procedure: Cryoablation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prevention of Atrial Tachycardia After a Right Atriotomy

Further study details as provided by Aarhus University Hospital Skejby:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Feasibility of creation of a complete line of block
  • Safety

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: September 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2005
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Consecutive patients operated in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital at Skejby were included. Inclusion criteria were: 1. Clinical indication for corrective operation for congenital heart disease with the use of a right lateral atriotomy, 2. Age >18 years, 3. Ability to give an informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

Acute operation.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00247351

Skejby Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aarhus University Hospital Skejby
Danish Heart Foundation
Principal Investigator: Peter Lukac, MD Aarhus University Hospital Skejby
  More Information Identifier: NCT00247351     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20030198
Study First Received: October 31, 2005
Last Updated: October 18, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on September 20, 2017