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Heart Disease clinical trials at UCSF

13 in progress, 5 open to eligible people

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  • Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for Severe CaLcIfic Coronary Arteries: Orbital Atherectomy vs. Conventional Angioplasty Technique Prior to Implantation of Drug-Eluting StEnts: The ECLIPSE Trial

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This trial will evaluate Orbital Atherectomy compared to conventional balloon angioplasty technique for the treatment of severely calcified lesions prior to implantation of drug-eluting stents (DES).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Mobile Health Strategies for Veterans

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether text messages/messaging (TM) or a mobile application (app), compared with an educational website-control provided to all Veterans, can improve adherence to antiplatelet therapy among patients following acute coronary syndrome or percutaneous coronary intervention (ACS/PCI).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • The EMPOWER Trial - The Carillon® Mitral Contour System® in Treating Heart Failure With at Least Mild FMR

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The objective of this prospective, randomized, blinded clinical trial is to assess the safety and efficacy of the CARILLON Mitral Contour System in treating heart failure with at least mild functional regurgitation.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Effect of Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty on Outcomes

    open to all eligible people

    In one of the most severe congenital heart defects, hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), the left ventricle is underdeveloped and the prognosis is worse than in most other heart defects. The underdevelopment can occur gradually during fetal growth caused by a narrowing of the aortic valve. At some international centers, such fetuses are treated with a balloon dilation of the narrowed valve, but there is no scientifically sound evidence that this treatment is effective. The aim of this study is: 1/ to evaluate whether balloon dilation during the fetal period of a narrowed aortic valve can reduce the risk of the left ventricle becoming underdeveloped and the baby being born with a so-called univentricular heart (HLHS); 2/ to investigate whether such treatment improves the prognosis for this group of children with a very complex and severe heart defect and 3/ to also describe side effects and risks in fetuses and mothers of the fetal procedure.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Evaluating Pulse Oximetry Bias in Children With Darker Skin Pigmentation

    open to eligible people ages up to 21 years

    In this prospective study, the investigators will enroll 154 children with arterial lines to determine the accuracy of pulse oximeters in children with darker skin pigmentation. Studies in adults suggest pulse oximeters may overestimate the true level of oxygenation in the blood as measured directly by co-oximetry. However, pediatric data are relatively limited. This study, which is funded by the FDA through the Stanford-UCSF (University of California San Francisco) Clinical Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) Program, will determine if the error/bias is associated with skin pigmentation and whether the error falls outside FDA standards. The broader purpose of the study is to work toward eliminating health disparities.

    Palo Alto, California

  • Addressing Social Vulnerabilities in Cardiovascular Disease

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The investigators will conduct a feasibility study of an enhanced transitional care intervention, that will: 1) automate identification and risk-stratification of patients with CHF and IHD with social vulnerabilities; 2) incorporate a new standardized social vulnerabilities screening tool into clinical care; 3) enable electronic referrals to community resources; and 4) add novel community-based interventions to the existing medically-oriented transitional care intervention that is the standard of care at the study hospital (Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas) and other hospitals nationwide.

  • ALTERRA: SAPIEN 3 THV With the Alterra Adaptive Prestent

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    To demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the Edwards Alterra Adaptive Prestent in conjunction with the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) System in subjects with a dysfunctional right ventricular outflow tract/pulmonary valve (RVOT/PV) who are indicated for treatment of pulmonary regurgitation (PR). Following completion of enrollment, subjects will be eligible for enrollment in the continued access phase of the trial.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In Prevention After Cryptogenic Stroke

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Objectives - Primary: To test the hypothesis that apixaban is superior to aspirin for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke and atrial cardiopathy. - Secondary: To test the hypothesis that the relative efficacy of apixaban over aspirin increases with the severity of atrial cardiopathy.

    Fresno, California and other locations

  • Comparison of Methods of Pulmonary Blood Flow Augmentation in Neonates: Shunt Versus Stent (The COMPASS Trial)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    COMPASS is a prospective multicenter randomized interventional trial. Participants with ductal-dependent pulmonary blood flow will be randomized to receive either a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt or ductal artery stent. Block randomization will be performed by center and by single vs. two ventricle status. Participants will be followed through the first year of life.

    Oakland, California and other locations

  • International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness With Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the ISCHEMIA trial is to determine the best management strategy for higher-risk patients with stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD). This is a multicenter randomized controlled trial with 5179 randomized participants with moderate or severe ischemia on stress testing. A blinded coronary computed tomography angiogram (CCTA) was performed in most participants with eGFR ≥60 mL/min/1.73m2 to identify and exclude participants with either significant unprotected left main disease (≥50% stenosis) or those without obstructive CAD (<50% stenosis in all major coronary arteries). Of 8518 participants enrolled, those that had insufficient ischemia, ineligible anatomy demonstrated on CCTA or another exclusion criterion, did not go on to randomization. Eligible participants were then assigned at random to a routine invasive strategy (INV) with cardiac catheterization followed by revascularization, if feasible, plus optimal medical therapy (OMT) or to a conservative strategy (CON) of OMT, with cardiac catheterization and revascularization reserved for those who fail OMT. SPECIFIC AIMS A. Primary Aim The primary aim of the ISCHEMIA trial is to determine whether an initial invasive strategy of cardiac catheterization followed by optimal revascularization, if feasible, in addition to OMT, will reduce the primary composite endpoint of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, resuscitated cardiac arrest, or hospitalization for unstable angina or heart failure in participants with SIHD and moderate or severe ischemia over an average follow-up of approximately 3.5 years compared with an initial conservative strategy of OMT alone with catheterization reserved for failure of OMT. B. Secondary Aims Secondary aims are to determine whether an initial invasive strategy compared to a conservative strategy will improve: 1) the composite of CV death or MI; 2) angina symptoms and quality of life, as assessed by the Seattle Angina Questionnaire; 3) all-cause mortality; 4) net clinical benefit assessed by including stroke in the primary and secondary composite endpoints; and 5) individual components of the composite endpoints. Condition: Coronary Disease Procedure: Coronary CT Angiogram Procedure: Cardiac catheterization Phase: Phase III per NIH Condition: Cardiovascular Diseases Procedure: Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary, other catheter-based interventions Phase: Phase III per NIH Condition: Heart Diseases Procedure: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Phase: Phase III per NIH

    Fresno, California and other locations

  • TReatment of Pulmonary Hypertension Group II Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The objective of this study is to assess the safety and initial effectiveness of the TIVUS™ System when used for pulmonary artery denervation in group II PH patients through change in clinical parameters including hemodynamics, exercise tolerance, and quality of life. This is a prospective, multi-center, non-randomized, open-label clinical trail. The study will be conducted in up to 3 centers and will recruit up to 15 patients diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease that demonstrate combined pre and post capillary involvement with PVR>3 wood units.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Congenital Heart Initiative-Redefining Outcomes and Navigation to Adult Centered Care

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are a heterogeneous group of rare diseases of varying severity, each diagnosis with its unique set of co-morbidities. In addition to the heterogeneity, perhaps the greatest challenge to conducting comparative effectiveness research in CHD patients are the poor rates of successful transition from pediatric to adult centered cardiology care and high rates of gaps in recommend care for adults with CHD. This study will use PCORnet to examine the effects of gaps in recommended care (cardiology visits) on patient prioritized outcomes for adults with non-complex and complex subtypes of CHD. This system will be established through 14 (12 recruiting) PCORnet affiliated institutions and linkage to the Congenital Heart Initiative registry (https://chi.eurekaplatform.org), the first patient powered registry for adults with CHD. This registry launched in December 2020, and is IRB approved at Children's National Hospital (IRB# Pro00014697). Funded by PCORI, this project will recruit patients at the 12 PCORnet affiliated institutions and will invite them to contribute their health records data and then join the established Congenital Heart Initiative. By enrolling patients and linking their PCORnet (health record) data into an existing adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) specific registry, future interventions to reduce gaps in care based on study findings can be rapidly implemented in real-world settings through the strong partnerships established with key CHD stakeholders.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali, and Sri Lankan) individuals have high rates of cardiovascular disease that is not explained by traditional cardiovascular risk factors. Though South Asians represent over one-quarter of the world's population, there are no longitudinal studies in this high-risk ethnic group. The investigators aim to establish a longitudinal study of South Asians at three United States centers to identify risk factors linked to subclinical atherosclerosis and incident cardiovascular disease. The purpose of this study is to understand the causes of heart disease and stroke in South Asians and compare these causes to those in other United States ethnic groups.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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