Arterial Versus Venous Graft Recruitment by Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 16, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 16, 2008
Information provided by:
University Magna Graecia

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Artery Disease Procedure: Transit-time flowmetry Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 138 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008

Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: Transit-time flowmetry
    Transit-time flowmetry during 1:1 IABP assistance and when IABP is turned off

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

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
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 (NCT number): NCT00697723

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

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: University of Magna Graecia - Cardiac Surgery Unit Identifier: NCT00697723     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UMGIABPrecruit
First Posted: June 16, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 16, 2008
Last Verified: June 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