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THERMOCOOL® SMARTTOUCH™ Catheter for the Treatment of Symptomatic Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation CONTINUED ACCESS

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 12, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Biosense Webster, Inc.
This is a prospective, multicenter, non-randomized continued access clinical evaluation utilizing the THERMOCOOL® SMARTTOUCH™ catheter.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug Refractory Symptomatic Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Device: THERMOCOOL® SMARTTOUCH™ Catheter Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: THERMOCOOL® SMARTTOUCH™ Catheter for the Treatment of Symptomatic Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Continued Access

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Further study details as provided by Biosense Webster, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Freedom from atrial tachyarrhythmias [ Time Frame: Day 91-361 ]
    Freedom from documented symptomatic atrial fibrillation/atrial tachycardia/atrial flutter (hereinafter collectively referred to as "atrial tachyarrhythmias") based on electrocardiographic data during the effectiveness evaluation period (Day 91-361).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Acute Success [ Time Frame: End of procedure ]
  • Peri-procedural SAEs [ Time Frame: Less than or equal to 30 days post procedure ]
  • Late onset SAEs [ Time Frame: Greater than 30 days post procedure ]

Enrollment: 148
Study Start Date: July 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2014
Primary Completion Date: June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
AF Ablation

Detailed Description:
The device is currently under investigation with IDE #G110030. This continued access study will enroll subjects that have participated in the Smart-AF IDE study. Subjects with drug refractory symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) will be considered for this study. Effectiveness and safety endpoints have been defined and will be evaluated post treatment.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have had at least 3 atrial fibrillation episodes within 6 months of this study
  • Have failed at least one antiarrhythmic drug shown by repeated atrial fibrillation episodes
  • 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria including, but not limited to:

  • Have had previous ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Have take amiodarone within 6 months of this study
  • Have had any heart surgery within the last 60 days
  • Have had a heart attack within the last 60 days
  • Females who are pregnant or breast feeding
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01639495

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United States, Alabama
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
United States, Florida
Florida Hospital
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32803
United States, Georgia
Piedmont Heart Institute
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30309
United States, Illinois
Loyola University Chicago
Maywood, Illinois, United States, 60153
United States, Kansas
University of Kansas Hospitals
Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287
United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, Minnesota
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55407
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55902
United States, New Jersey
The Valley Hospital
Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States, 07450
United States, New York
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York, United States, 10029
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
United States, Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennslyvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
United States, Texas
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Foundation
Austin, Texas, United States, 78705
United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23219
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biosense Webster, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Biosense Webster, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01639495     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMART-AF CA
First Submitted: July 10, 2012
First Posted: July 12, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2017
Last Verified: January 2015

Keywords provided by Biosense Webster, Inc.:
Drug refractory
Atrial fibrillation
Antiarrhythmic drug failure
Atrial tachyarrhythmias

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