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Prevention of Atrial Tachycardia After a Right Atriotomy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00247351
First Posted: November 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2006
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Collaborator:
Danish Heart Foundation
Information provided by:
Aarhus University Hospital Skejby
  Purpose
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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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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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Locations
Denmark
Skejby Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aarhus University Hospital Skejby
Danish Heart Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Peter Lukac, MD Aarhus University Hospital Skejby
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00247351     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20030198
First Submitted: October 31, 2005
First Posted: November 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2006
Last Verified: September 2003

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tachycardia
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes