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Long-Standing Persistant Atrial Fibrillation-Pulmonary Vein Isolation With or Without Ablation (Alster-Lost)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00820625
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 12, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 8, 2017
Sponsor:
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Asklepios proresearch

Brief Summary:
The chronic success rate, defined as freedom from any atrial tachyarrhythmias will increase from 35% to 60% by ablation of complex fragmented atrial electrograms potentials in addition to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) as compared to PVI alone in patients with long-standing persistent AF.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Atrial Fibrillation Tachycardia Procedure: pulmonary vein isolation Procedure: pulmonary vein isolation with additional ablation of fragmented potentials Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 124 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Ablation at St. Georg Hospital for Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation - Pulmonary Vein Isolation With or Without Ablation of Complex Fragmented Atrial Potentials
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
ablation: pulmonary vein isolation
Procedure: pulmonary vein isolation
common pulmonary vein isolation procedure

Active Comparator: 2
ablation: pulmonary vein isolation with additional ablation of fragmented potentials
Procedure: pulmonary vein isolation with additional ablation of fragmented potentials
common pulmonary vein isolation with additional but also common ablation of fragmented potentials




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. data collection in view of acute and chronic success rate [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. data collection of complications in both groups and also procedure parameters [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • long standing persistent atrial fibrillation > 6 months and < 5 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • renal failure
  • left atrial size >55 mm

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00820625


Locations
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Germany
Asklepios Klinik St. Georg
Hamburg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asklepios proresearch
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Karl-Heinz Kuck, PhD, MD Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Department of Cardiology
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Asklepios proresearch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00820625    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1787
PV 2961 ( Other Identifier: Ethical Board Hamburg )
First Posted: January 12, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Atrial Fibrillation
Tachycardia
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Cardiac Conduction System Disease