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Electrophysiological Properties of the Pulmonary Veins

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2007
Last updated: February 9, 2010
Last verified: June 2008

The pulmonary veins are the predominant sources of AF induction and maintenance. This study aims to assess the electrophysiological properties of the pulmonary veins and their relation to AF in humans.

Electrophysiology of Pulmonary Veins

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Electrophysiological Properties of the Pulmonary Veins

Further study details as provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

First review of the data base with respect to study outcome was performed after 35 enrolled patients. As a result, the results were already significant and the study was stopped prematurely.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 years
  • No antiarrhythmic drug treatment
  • Indication for an electrophysiological study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Structural heart diseases
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00530608

University Hospital Eppendorf, Heart Center, Department of Cardiology
Hamburg, Germany, 20246
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Principal Investigator: Thomas Rostock, MD University Hospital Eppendorf, Heart Center, Department of Cardiology
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Responsible Party: Dr. Thomas Rostock, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Identifier: NCT00530608     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UHZ/2007/1
Study First Received: September 13, 2007
Last Updated: February 9, 2010
Health Authority: Germany: Hamburg Ethical Committee processed this record on March 03, 2015