Complications Following Pacemaker Implantation

This study has been completed.
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University of Aarhus Identifier:
First received: December 21, 2009
Last updated: December 22, 2009
Last verified: December 2009
This study examines possible risk factors with regard to complications following pacemaker implantation.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Complications Following Pacemaker or ICD Implantation: Results From The Danish Pacemaker and ICD Register

Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Enrollment: 28000
Study Start Date: January 1997
Study Completion Date: December 2008
pacemaker group

Detailed Description:
This study examines possible risk factors with regard to complications following pacemaker implantation. We are using data from The Danish Pacemaker Register.

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All Danish patients receiving a permanent cardiac pacemaker during the years 1997 to 2008

Inclusion Criteria:

  • permanent cardiac pacemaker

Exclusion Criteria:none

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01038180

Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby
Aarhus, Denmark, 8200
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Principal Investigator: Rikke E Kirkfeldt, MD Aarhus University Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Rikke Esberg Kirkfeldt, Aarhus Universityhospital, Skejby Identifier: NCT01038180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SKS-REK-1 
Study First Received: December 21, 2009
Last Updated: December 22, 2009
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Dataprotection Agency

Keywords provided by University of Aarhus:
adverse effects

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on May 24, 2016