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Signal Transfer of Atrial Fibrillation Data to Guide Human Treatment (STARLIGHT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01765075
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 10, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to gather electrophysiological data using a multi-electrode mapping catheter during a clinically indicated cardiac ablation procedure for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation.

Condition or disease
Permanent Atrial Fibrillation

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Signal Transfer of Atrial Fibrillation Data to Guide Human Treatment
Study Start Date : April 2013
Primary Completion Date : February 2014
Study Completion Date : February 2014

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Groups and Cohorts

Patients undergoing cardiac ablation for permanent AF

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Record 20 sets of electrophysiological data with a multi-electrode mapping catheter. [ Time Frame: Acute - time of procedure ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Permanent atrial fibrillation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 or above, or above legal age and willing and capable of giving informed consent specific to national law
  • Scheduled for a clinically indicated cardiac ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation
  • Able to meet study requirements for follow-up visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Permanent leads or presence of prosthetic or severely stenotic tricuspid or mitral valves
  • Active systemic infection or sepsis
  • Echocardiographically confirmed presence of thrombus
  • Atrial thrombus, myxoma, inter-atrial baffle patch or occluder device for those subjects in whom a transseptal approach is required
  • Subjects who cannot be anticoagulated or infused with heparinized saline
  • Heparin induced thrombocytopenia
  • Hemodynamic instability or shock
  • Atrial anatomy contradictory to catheter labeling or size indices
  • EF < 35%
  • Subjects with an active heart failure decompensation
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01765075

Czech Republic
Na Homolce
Prague, Czech Republic, 15030
United Kingdom
Guys & St. Thomas' Hospital
London, United Kingdom, SE1 1YR
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boston Scientific Corporation
Principal Investigator: Jas Gill, MA MD FRCP FACC Guys & St. Thomas' Hospital
More Information

Responsible Party: Boston Scientific Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01765075     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STARLIGHT - 1012
First Posted: January 10, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014

Keywords provided by Boston Scientific Corporation:
Electrophysiological mapping
Multi-electrode catheter

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes