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SecuraTM ICD Clinical Evaluation Study

This study has been completed.
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Medtronic Bakken Research Center Identifier:
First received: September 6, 2007
Last updated: April 21, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
The purpose of the Secura clinical study is to evaluate the overall system safety and clinical performance of the Secura DR Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Condition Intervention
Tachyarrhythmias Device: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Study to Evaluate System Safety and Clinical Performance of the SecuraTM ICD

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Further study details as provided by Medtronic Bakken Research Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of Subjects With an Unanticipated Serious Adverse Device Effects at 1-Month Post Implant. [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Describe System Performance [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
  • Adverse Events [ Time Frame: 1 Month ]

Enrollment: 81
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Secura ICD implanted
Device: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator will be implanted
Other Name: Secura TM

Detailed Description:

The Secura ICD is an investigational dual chamber ICD that provides atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmia detection and therapy, cardioversion, defibrillation, dual chamber rate-responsive bradycardia pacing and diagnostics.

The study will be a prospective, non-randomized, multicenter clinical study, conducted in approximately 15 centers.

To allow for sufficient experience with the device, a maximum of 80 subjects may be implanted with the Secura device. Data will be collected at baseline (enrollment), implant, 1-, 3-, and 6- months post implant and every 6 months thereafter or until study closure (whichever occurs first), Unscheduled Follow-up visits, System Modifications, Technical Observations, Study Deviations, Study Exit, upon notification of new or updated Adverse Events and in case of death.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have an ICD indication.
  • Patients who are geographically stable and available for follow-up at the study center for the duration of the study.
  • Patients who have signed a Medical Ethics Committee (MEC) approved Informed Consent form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a life expectancy less than the duration of the study.
  • Patients with medical conditions that preclude the testing required for all patients by the study protocol or that otherwise limit study participation required for all patients.
  • Patients with mechanical tricuspid heart valves.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00526227

Wels, Austria
Tampere, Finland
Goettingen, Germany
Hannover, Germany
Homburg/Saar, Germany
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Luedenscheid, Germany
Muenster, Germany
Athens, Greece
Breda, Netherlands
Enschede, Netherlands
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Lund, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medtronic Bakken Research Center
Study Chair: Secura Clinical Study Team Medtronic Bakken Research Center
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00526227     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 111
Study First Received: September 6, 2007
Results First Received: January 13, 2009
Last Updated: April 21, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on August 16, 2017