Adjuvant Radiation in Aortic Valvuloplasty - ARAVA

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : December 23, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2010
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Medstar Health Research Institute

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Aortic Valve Stenosis Procedure: Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty Procedure: External Beam Radiation Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : November 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   75 Years and older   (Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT00269165

Sponsors and Collaborators
Medstar Health Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Ron Waksman, MD Medstar Health Research Institute Identifier: NCT00269165     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-187
First Posted: December 23, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction