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Predictors of Postoperative Left Ventricular Function in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair for Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2012 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 26, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2012
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Edwards Lifesciences
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich

The aim of the study is to investigate whether a predictive score (combination of several validated predictors) better predicts postoperative left ventricular function than any single predictor in patients undergoing mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation.

A single center, prospective cohort study

Condition Intervention Phase
Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Behavioral: mitral valve repair Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: mitral valve repair
    Mitral valve repair in patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
100 patients with mitral valve proplapse ondergoing mitral valve repair for severe mitral regurgitation

Inclusion criteria:

  • Age 18- 85 years
  • Patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation undergoing mitral valve repair at our institution

Exclusion criteria:

  • Functional or ischemic mitral regurgitation
  • Presence of relevant (symptomatic) Coronary Artery Disease
  • Inability of exercising on semi supine bicycle
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01519050

Contact: Ines Bühler, Study Coordinator +41 (0)44 255 11 11 ines.buehler@usz.ch
Contact: Patric Biaggi, MD patric.biaggi@usz.ch

University Hospital Zurich, Division of Cardiology Recruiting
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Edwards Lifesciences
Principal Investigator: Patric Biaggi, MD, Senior physican University Hospital Zurich, Division of Cardiology
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01519050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KEK ZH 2011- 0274
First Submitted: January 23, 2012
First Posted: January 26, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases