Promote Q Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) and Quartet Left Ventricular Heart Lead Study (Promote Q)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00990665
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 7, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
St. Jude Medical

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of the Quartet™ lead and Promote Q® device system in a patient population indicated for cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heart Failure Device: CRT-D and LV lead (Quartet™ lead and Promote Q® device system) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 178 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Promote Q CRT-D and Quartet Left Ventricular Heart Lead Study
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: CRT-D and LV lead Device: CRT-D and LV lead (Quartet™ lead and Promote Q® device system)
Promote Q CRT-D and Quartet LV lead

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary and Co-Primary Safety Endpoints of the Promote Q® device system will be evaluated through 3 months. The responder rate of biventricular pacing at 3 months will be reported. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Approved indication per ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines for implantation of a CRT-D system for treatment of heart failure or lifethreatening ventricular tachyarrhythmia(s)
  • Receiving a new implant or undergoing an upgrade from an existing ICD or pacemaker implant with no prior LV lead placement.
  • Ability to provide informed consent for study participation and is willing and able to comply with the prescribed follow-up tests and schedule of evaluations

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have had a recent CVA or TIA within three months of enrollment
  • Have a contraindication for an emergency thoracotomy
  • Have a hypersensitivity to a single 1.0mg dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate or short term contact with heparin
  • Have a classification of Status 1 for cardiac transplantation or consideration for transplantation over the next 3 months
  • Have undergone a cardiac transplantation within 40 days of enrollment
  • Have had a recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina or cardiac revascularization (PTCA, Stent or CABG) within 40 days of enrollment
  • Are currently participating in a clinical investigation that includes an active treatment arm
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during the duration of the study
  • Have a life expectancy of less than 6 months due to any condition
  • Are less than 18 years of age
  • Are unable to comply with the follow up schedule

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00990665

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Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Jude Medical
Study Chair: Gery Tomassoni, MD Central Baptist Hospital

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: St. Jude Medical Identifier: NCT00990665     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 60024498/E
First Posted: October 7, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by St. Jude Medical:
Heart Failure
LV Leads

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
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