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The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00279968
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2007
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Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the Registry is to collect data on how Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) therapies and medications are being used by physicians to treat ventricular arrhythmias in order to better understand how to improve the clinical care of patients and effectiveness of ICD therapies.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Fibrillation Device: ICD

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 1326 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Investigating Significant ICD Heart Therapies Registry Study (INSIGHTS ICD Registry)
Study Start Date : February 2004
Study Completion Date : January 2006

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 18 years of age or older.
  • Patients or legal guardians who are willing and able to sign a Permission for Access to and Use of Health Information in a Registry Form and, if required by an Institution's IRB, an Informed Consent.
  • New or replacement implants of Medtronic market released single, dual or triple chamber ICDs including: GEM VR, GEM DR, GEM III AT, Marquis VR, Marquis DR, Maximo DR, Maximo VR, InSync ICD, InSync Marquis ICD and InSync II Marquis ICD.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients enrolled in a device study which effects programming and or treatment.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00279968

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure
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Principal Investigator: Alfred Buxton, MD Rhode Island Hospital

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00279968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 231
First Posted: January 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Verified: December 2007

Keywords provided by Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure:
Ventricular tachycardia
Ventricular Fibrillation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Tachycardia, Ventricular
Ventricular Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiac Conduction System Disease
Pathologic Processes