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Adjuvant Radiation in Aortic Valvuloplasty - ARAVA

This study has been terminated.
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Medstar Health Research Institute Identifier:
First received: December 22, 2005
Last updated: May 28, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
This study will examine the effect of external beam radiation therapy in the prevention of restenosis following successful balloon aortic valvuloplasty in severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Aortic Valve Stenosis Procedure: Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty Procedure: External Beam Radiation Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Medstar Health Research Institute:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: November 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   75 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Severe Aortic Stenosis
  • NYHA Class 2-4 CHF Symptoms
  • Age > 75
  • EuroSCORE > 7
  • Prohibitively High Risk for Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery as Designated by a Cardiac Surgeon
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00269165

Sponsors and Collaborators
Medstar Health Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Ron Waksman, MD Medstar Health Research Institute
  More Information Identifier: NCT00269165     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-187
Study First Received: December 22, 2005
Last Updated: May 28, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
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