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Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System - CE Clinical Investigation

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boston Scientific Corporation Identifier:
First received: April 28, 2010
Last updated: February 14, 2017
Last verified: May 2010
The primary objective is to evaluate the S-ICD system's ability to identify and terminate induced ventricular fibrillation in patients during the implant procedure. The safety and performance of the S-ICD system will also be assessed throughout the patient follow-up period.

Condition Intervention
ACC/AHA/NASPE Class 1, IIa or IIb Indications Device: subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD) system

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System - CE Clinical Investigation

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Further study details as provided by Boston Scientific Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Conversion of induced ventricular fibrillation [ Time Frame: testing done during the implant procedure ]
    Data was reported at 30 days and 6 months

Enrollment: 55
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: S-ICD System Device: subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD) system
implantable defibrillator system


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Replacement of an existing implanted transvenous ICD system
  • Class I, Class IIa, or Class IIb ACC/AHA/HRS indications for patients without an existing transvenous ICD system
  • Age is >= 18 years
  • Appropriate pre-operative ECG as measured with a specially developed template

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects unable or unwilling to provide informed consent
  • Any condition which precludes the subject's ability to comply with the study requirements
  • Females who are pregnant or lactating and pre-menopausal women who are unwilling to use adequate birth control for the duration of the study
  • Participation in another investigational device trial at any time during the conduct of the S-ICD system trial without written consent from the sponsor.
  • Patients with a serious medical condition and life expectancy of less than one year.
  • Patients with documented spontaneous and frequently recurring VT that is reliably terminated with anti-tachycardia pacing
  • Patients with existing epicardial patches or subcutaneous electrodes in the left thoracic quadrant
  • Patients with impaired kidney function as measured by a Cockcroft-Gault Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) with a GFR <= 29.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01117792

Policlinico San Donato
San Donato Milanese, Italy, 20097
Academisch Medisch Centrum
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1100 DD
Universitair Medisch Centrum
Groningen, Netherlands, 9713 GZ
St. Antonius Ziekenhuis
Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 3435 CM
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3015 GD
New Zealand
Auckland City Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand, 1001
Christchurch Hospital
Christchurch, New Zealand, 8002
United Kingdom
Russells Hall Hospital
Dudley, United Kingdom, DY1 2HQ
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boston Scientific Corporation
Study Director: Stephen O'Connor, PhD, Hon FRCP Boston Scientific Corporation
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Boston Scientific Corporation Identifier: NCT01117792     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DN-01040
Study First Received: April 28, 2010
Last Updated: February 14, 2017 processed this record on September 21, 2017