Retrospective Review of Management of Infective Endocarditis

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Per PI on 12/9/15 - No patients were ever enrolled in this study)
First Posted : December 24, 2007
Last Update Posted : December 14, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virginia Commonwealth University

Brief Summary:
This is an analysis of the outcomes of patients having undergone surgical intervention for infective endocarditis.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
This study will look at the presentations, epidemiology, risk factors, modalities of diagnosis; and the role of specific investigatory tools with surgical intervention and timimg of intervention in patients who underwent surgical treatment for infective endocarditis. Morbidity and Mortality post surgery and prognosis including long term outcome of our patients will be analyzed. Special attention will be made to those patients with pre-operative neurological deficit.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Retrospective Review of the Management of Infective Endocarditis in Patients at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center From 1996-2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endocarditis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All subjects that have undergone surgical treatment for infective endocarditis at VCU medical Center from 1996 to present

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have undergone surgical treatment for infective endocarditis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less than 18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00579761

United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonweath University MCV Hospital
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Commonwealth University
Principal Investigator: Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Responsible Party: Virginia Commonwealth University Identifier: NCT00579761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HM10420
First Posted: December 24, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 14, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Virginia Commonwealth University:
neurological deficit

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocarditis, Bacterial
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Cardiovascular Infections