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Arterial Versus Venous Graft Recruitment by Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University Magna Graecia Identifier:
First received: June 11, 2008
Last updated: June 13, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
The aim of this study is to evaluate the different performance of arterial and venous graft with intra-aortic balloon pump support following coronary artery bypass.

Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Artery Disease Procedure: Transit-time flowmetry Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Further study details as provided by University Magna Graecia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hospital mortality and morbidity [ Time Frame: three years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Transit-time flowmetry [ Time Frame: three years ]

Enrollment: 138
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Transit-time flowmetry
    Transit-time flowmetry during 1:1 IABP assistance and when IABP is turned off

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Aortic insufficiency;
  • Diffuse atherosclerosis impeding intra-aortic balloon pump introduction
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00697723

University of Magna Graecia - Cardiac Surgery unit
Catanzaro, Italy, 88100
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Magna Graecia
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Magna Graecia - Cardiac Surgery Unit Identifier: NCT00697723     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UMGIABPrecruit
Study First Received: June 11, 2008
Last Updated: June 13, 2008

Keywords provided by University Magna Graecia:
Coronary artery bypass graft
Intra-aortic balloon pump
transit-time flowmetry

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017