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Atrial Fibrillation clinical trials at UCSF

12 in progress, 3 open to eligible people

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  • Anticoagulation in ICH Survivors for Stroke Prevention and Recovery

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Primary Aim: To determine if apixaban is superior to aspirin for prevention of the composite outcome of any stroke (hemorrhagic or ischemic) or death from any cause in patients with recent ICH and atrial fibrillation (AF). Secondary Aim: To determine if apixaban, compared with aspirin, results in better functional outcomes as measured by the modified Rankin Scale.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Does Eliminating Coffee Avoid Fibrillation?

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    Given both the increasing population impact of atrial fibrillation (AF) and the widespread consumption of coffee in society, determining an associated benefit or risk of coffee consumption on AF is of great clinical relevance. This pilot study will evaluate the effect of randomly assigning participants undergoing electrical cardioversion to coffee abstinence or coffee consumption over a 6 month period. This pilot study will provide the first, randomized evaluation of coffee on AF outcomes and will provide important information on whether or not coffee has any effect on AF recurrence.

    San Francisco, California

  • Volunteers to Investigate Best Results for Ablation and Novel Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    VIBRANT-AF seeks to: - Identify clinically relevant predictors of effectiveness and complications of AF ablation procedures in a prospective, US-based, multi-center, real-world longitudinal study - Assess changes in modifiable lifestyle-related exposures influence the effectiveness of AF ablation - Determine incidence and predictors of complications of AF ablation procedures Participants will connect with the Eureka Research Platform and answer a series of surveys and activities over a one-year period. They will be asked about lifestyle habits, recurrence of AFib, hospitalizations, and general feelings and emotions.

    San Francisco, California

  • Semaglutide to Reduce Atrial Fibrillation Burden

    Sorry, currently not accepting new patients, but might later

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia worldwide. AF is associated with obesity and the co-morbidities of obesity, including hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) which increase left atrial (LA) size and decrease LA function. Semaglutide, a Glucagon-like peptide receptor 1 agonist (GLP-1 RA), is currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for weight loss for individuals with and without diabetes. The effects of pharmacologic weight loss with Semaglutide on AF are unknown. The investigators plan on conducting a randomized controlled trial of semaglutide versus placebo in individuals with paroxysmal or early persistent AF (>10% AF burden on ambulatory monitoring, a previous electrical cardioversion, or AF lasting ≥ 7 days but < 3 months who have a body mass index ≥ 27.0 kg/m2. The trial will last for 52 weeks. The primary outcome will be the change in AF burden for 2 weeks, immediately before starting the medication or placebo to two weeks starting at week 50, as determined by an implantable loop recorder or two week ambulatory Additional outcomes will be change in epicardial adipose tissue as determined by chest/abdomen/pelvis computed tomography scan at enrollment and at week 52, change in apnea-hypopnea index from baseline sleep study to week 52 sleep study, change in LA longitudinal strain from baseline echocardiogram to echocardiogram at 52 weeks, and change on symptom surveys.

    San Francisco, California

  • A Trial of High Power-Short Duration Versus Standard Power-Long Duration Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is a prospective, randomized controlled study to compare overall clinical outcomes between High Power Short Duration (HPSD) and standard radiofrequency (RF) ablation settings for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) ablation in the treatment of subjects with paroxysmal or persistent Atrial Fibrillation.

    San Francisco, California

  • aMAZE Study: LAA Ligation Adjunctive to PVI for Persistent or Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is a prospective, multicenter, randomized (2:1) controlled study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the LARIAT System to percutaneously isolate and ligate the Left Atrial Appendage from the left atrium as an adjunct to planned pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) catheter ablation in the treatment of subjects with symptomatic persistent or longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. This study will be conducted in two stages: - Limited Early Stage (Stage 1): up to 250 subjects at up to 65 sites. (COMPLETED, transitioned to Stage 2) - Pivotal Stage/ Phase III (Stage 2): up to 600 subjects at up to 65 sites. (COMPLETED) All subjects from both stages will be included in the primary analysis.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • aMAZE Trial Continued Access Protocol

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    aMAZE CAP is an extension to the current aMAZE Trial investigation (IDEG150107/NCT02517397/Protocol Appendix 16) in the form of a nested, non-randomized registry, to allow ongoing treatment of subjects and the collection of additional safety and effectiveness data at existing aMAZE investigational sites.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Rate of Atrial Fibrillation Through 12 Months in Patients With Recent Ischemic Stroke of Presumed Known Origin

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the Stroke AF study is to compare the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) through 12 months between continuous cardiac rhythm monitoring with the Reveal LINQ™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) (continuous monitoring arm) and standard of care (SoC) medical treatment (control arm) in subjects with a recent ischemic stroke of presumed known origin.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • The FARAPULSE ADVENT PIVOTAL Trial PFA System vs SOC Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a prospective, adaptive, multi-center, randomized safety and effectiveness pivotal study comparing the FARAPULSE Pulsed Field Ablation System with standard of care ablation with force-sensing RF catheters and cryoballoon catheters indicated for the treatment of PAF.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Wire Instrumentation Using Radiofrequency Energy to Impact Transseptal Efficiency

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a randomized controlled trial examining whether Baylis's Versacross RF wire versus the conventional Baylis RF needle is better at puncturing through a thin wall in the heart (called "transseptal puncture") as measured by time to successful transseptal puncture, during cardiac ablation procedures.

    San Francisco, California

  • Health eHeart BEAT-AFib - Health eHeart Biomarkers of Early Atrial Transformation in Atrial Fibrillation

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    Atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib or AF) is the most common abnormal heart rhythm and results in an irregular beating of the heart. Currently, there is no way of identifying patients at most risk for the development or progression of AFib or those that will best respond to treatment. The purpose of this study is to improve our understanding of AFib and to find new ways of identifying those patients most at risk for developing AFib, have progressive AFib or be less responsive to treatment. For this reason, the investigators are studying imaging, blood, and digital markers that may contribute to AFib Subjects will receive mobile devices (uch as an AliveCor Kardia and a VivaLnk Wearable ECG patch or similar devices) for remote electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring. Additionally, subjects will use features using a smartphone research app (on the Eureka Research Platform) to monitor other important things such as activity, sleep, heart rate and others as they are developed. All subjects will receive serial blood draws and saliva sample collections once a year. Subjects will also undergo annual imaging in the form of an echocardiogram (Echo). Evaluations will be taken at baseline and once a year for three years from the baseline visit. Additionally, electronic surveys will be administered periodically (eVisits occurring every 3-6 months) using the mobile app.

    San Francisco, California

  • Subxyphoid Hybrid MAZE Registry for Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    Minimally invasive surgical procedures have been advocated as an alternative to catheter ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation. Initial results have been promising in maintaining sinus rhythm compared to catheter ablation, but are associated with a considerably greater number of procedural-related adverse events compared to catheter ablation. This study investigates the safety and feasibility of a new subxyphoid epicardial/endocardial hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation and LAA exclusion approach for patients with persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation.

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