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Heart Failure clinical trials at University of California Health

42 in progress, 27 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of Mavacamten in Participants With HFpEF and Elevation of NT-proBNP With or Without Elevation of cTnT

    open to eligible people ages 50 years and up

    This is a Phase 2a proof-of-concept study to assess safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of mavacamten treatment on biomarker levels in participants with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and elevation of NT-proBNP with or without elevation of cTnT. Data from this study will inform future study designs of mavacamten in patients with HFpEF.

    at UCSD

  • A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction and Obesity (SUMMIT)

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in participants with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and obesity.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study of Vericiguat (MK-1242) in Participants With Chronic Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF) (MK-1242-035)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of vericiguat in participants with chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), specifically those with symptomatic chronic HFrEF who have not had a recent hospitalization for heart failure or need for outpatient intravenous (IV) diuretics. The primary hypothesis is that vericiguat is superior to placebo in reducing the risk of cardiovascular death or heart failure hospitalization.

    at UCLA

  • Assessment of CCM in HF With Higher Ejection Fraction

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    The AIM HIGHer Clinical Trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM) therapy in patients with heart failure with LVEF ≥40% and ≤60%.

    at UCSF

  • Cancer Therapy Effects on the Heart

    open to eligible people ages 13-39

    Anthracycline chemotherapies (e.g. doxorubicin, daunorubicin) are commonly given to treat pediatric cancer, and carry a risk of cardiotoxicity. Over the long term, children who receive these therapies have an increased risk of heart failure and early cardiovascular death. However, current strategies for identifying patients who are at risk prior to the development of significant changes in heart function are limited. This study will focus on imaging markers of cardiac injury and dysfunction with the goal of developing improved diagnostic tests and treatment strategies.

    at UCSD

  • Cardiovascular and Renal Treatment in Heart Failure Patients With Hyperkalaemia or at High Risk of Hyperkalaemia

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The CARE-HK in HF is a registry study based on the hypothesis that adherence to guidelines is associated with improved real-world outcomes for heart failure (HF) patients. For the purpose of this study, adherence to guidelines is defined as 1) adherence to potassium (sK+) monitoring recommendations, and 2) adherence to renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitor (RAASi) treatment recommendations, according to the most current local guidelines at the time of assessment. The study aims to evaluate real-world RAASi treatment patterns in clinical practice compared with the guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) recommendations. Factors associated with patients achieving GDMT will be evaluated to identify potential barriers.

    at UCSD

  • CLCZ696B2319E1 OL Extension Study to Evaluate Long-term Safety of Sacubitril/Valsartan in Pediatric Patients With HF

    open to eligible people ages 1-18

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate long-term safety and tolerability data in eligible CLCZ696B2319 (PANORAMA-HF) patients receiving open-label sacubitril/valsartan.

    at UCLA

  • Clinical Evaluation of the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients Who Present With Symptomatic Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF): The CORCINCH-HF Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Prospective, randomized, open-label, international, multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the AccuCinch Ventricular Restoration System in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

    at UCSD UCSF

  • DASH Diet in patients with Heart Failure

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    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to refine the classification of the effectiveness of the DASH diet for outpatient heart failure (HF) management, using behavioral, clinical, and laboratory correlative science approaches.

    at UC Davis

  • Early Feasibility Study - Transcatheter Atrial Shunt System

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate initial clinical safety, device functionality and effectiveness of the Edwards Transcatheter Atrial Shunt System.

    at UCSD

  • EMPACT-MI: A Study to Test Whether Empagliflozin Can Lower the Risk of Heart Failure and Death in People Who Had a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a study in adults who had a heart attack (myocardial infarction). The purpose of this study is to find out whether a medicine called empagliflozin helps to lower the chances of having to go to the hospital for heart failure and whether it lowers the chances of dying from cardiovascular disease. People who are in hospital may join the study soon after being treated for their heart attack. Participants are put into 2 groups by chance. One group takes 1 empagliflozin tablet a day. The other group takes 1 placebo tablet a day. Placebo tablets look like empagliflozin tablets but do not contain any medicine. All participants continue their standard treatment. Empagliflozin belongs to a class of medicines known as SGLT-2 inhibitors. Empagliflozin is a medicine that helps people with type 2 diabetes to lower their blood sugar. Researchers think that empagliflozin might also help people after heart attack who are at risk for heart failure, whether or not they have diabetes. Participants are in the study for about 1 to 2 years. During this time, there are about 4 visits inperson, 2 visits are done either by phone or by use of an mobile application. Results between the empagliflozin and placebo groups are compared. The doctors also regularly check the general health of the participants.

    at UCLA

  • Endovascular Ablation of the Right Greater Splanchnic Nerve in Subjects Having HFpEF

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    The objective of this clinical evaluation is to assess the safety and initial effectiveness of catheter-based unilateral ablation of the right greater splanchnic nerve (GSN) in subjects having heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).

    at UCSF

  • Intravenous Thyroxine for Heart-Eligible Organ Donors

    open to eligible people ages 14-55

    This randomized controlled trial will evaluate whether intravenous thyroxine infusion given to brain-dead organ donors who are eligible to donate hearts for 12 hours will result in more hearts transplanted than saline placebo

    at UCSD

  • Metformin for Pulmonary Hypertension HFpEF

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The main objective of this study is to determine the clinical efficacy of metformin versus placebo and the therapeutic response with regards to functional capacity and hemodynamics in PH-HFpEF.

    at UCSF

  • Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety Profile of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care (POPS)

    open to eligible people ages up to 20 years

    The study investigators are interested in learning more about how drugs, that are given to children by their health care provider, act in the bodies of children and young adults in hopes to find the most safe and effective dose for children. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the PK of understudied drugs currently being administered to children per SOC as prescribed by their treating provider.

    at UCLA

  • PROACTIVE-HF IDE Trial Heart Failure NYHA Class III

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, open- label, single arm, multicenter clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Cordella PA Sensor System in NYHA Class III Heart Failure Patients compared to a Performance Goal (PG).

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Reducing Lung CongestIon Symptoms in Advanced Heart Failure

    open to eligible people ages 18-99

    The objective of the RELIEVE-HF study is to provide reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the V-Wave Interatrial Shunt System by improving meaningful clinical outcomes in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional Class II, Class III, or ambulatory Class IV heart failure (HF), irrespective of left ventricular ejection fraction, who at baseline are treated with guideline-directed drug and device therapies.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Safety and Efficacy of AT-001 in Patients With Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    This is a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-part study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT-001 in adult patients (N=675) with Diabetic Cardiomyopathy at high risk of progression to overt heart failure.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSD

  • Social Engagement Strategies to Improve Medication Adherence

    open to eligible people ages 50 years and up

    In this pilot study, investigators, in partnership with Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) mentorship team and the MyMeds program, will enroll patients from MyMeds with diabetes, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, or congestive heart failure with poor medication adherence (medication adherence percentage<80% for statin or antihypertensive therapy) who report having a least one loved one or friend (e.g., spouse) whom they consider to be invested in their health, and with whom they would be willing to share focused medical information about medication adherence in the form of text messages. Participants will be randomized into either a private feedback arm or social network arm. In the private feedback arm, participants will only receive private consultations from a pharmacist regarding their medication adherence rates. In the social network arm, participants and their chosen loved one or friend will receive bi-weekly feedback text messages regarding the participant's medication adherence. Investigators will evaluate the effects of this social network intervention on medication adherence and examine the program's acceptability among study participants. This proposal is innovative because it leverages social networks-largely unused in medical care-for health improvement.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Using "Omics" (genes, metabolites, and proteins from blood and heart tissue) to Learn More About Heart Disease

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    The study aims to test the hypothesis that multi-omics studies can identify Heart Failure profiles at risk of adverse outcomes and evaluate a telemonitoring intervention in the optimization of guideline-directed medical therapy.

    at UC Davis

  • Study to Evaluate the Efficacy (Effect on Disease) and Safety of Finerenone on Morbidity (Events Indicating Disease Worsening) & Mortality (Death Rate) in Participants With Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (Proportion of Blood Expelled Per Heart Stroke) Greater or Equal to 40%

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of finerenone compared to placebo (a tablet without active substance) in the reduction of cardiovascular death (generally meaning death due to disease of the heart or blood vessels) and total Heart Failure (HF) events, including HF hospitalization and urgent visits for HF(generally meaning a hospital stay or urgent presentation to a healthcare unit due to worsening symptoms of heart failure) in patients suffering from HF with an ejection fraction greater than or equal to 40%. Researchers will also collect information on how much the heart disease has impact on patient's lives, change of kidney function, and how well finerenone treatment is tolerated. The study plans to enroll 5500 male and female patients of the age of 40 years and above suffering from heart failure with ejection fraction greater than or equal to 40%. Participants will take the study product as oral tablet with a dose between 0 (Placebo) 40 mg once daily. Study duration will be up to 43 months.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSD

  • The Aortix CRS Pilot Study

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    The Aortix CRS Pilot Study: An Evaluation of the Safety and Performance of the Aortix System for Intra-Aortic Mechanical Circulatory Support in Patients with Cardiorenal Syndrome

    at UCSF

  • The ARIES HeartMate 3 Pump IDE Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical investigation of advanced heart failure patients treated with the HM3 with two different antithrombotic regimens: vitamin K antagonist with aspirin versus vitamin K antagonist with placebo

    at UCSD

  • 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.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement to UNload the Left Ventricle in Patients With ADvanced Heart Failure (TAVR UNLOAD)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The objective of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) via a transfemoral approach in HF patients with moderate AS as compared with OHFT.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • Tunneled Pleural Catheters for Refractory Effusions Attributed to Congestive Heart Failure (TREAT-CHF) Trial

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Congestive heart disease (CHF) can frequently cause transudative pleural effusions, some of which do not completely resolve with diuretics alone. These effusions can cause significant morbidity, leading to ongoing dyspnea and hypoxia, resulting in additional office and hospital visits. TREAT-CHF is a randomized trial studying tunneled pleural catheter (TPC) versus standard medical management for the treatment recurrent symptomatic pleural effusions secondary to CHF that are refractory to maximal medical therapy. TREAT-CHF will study whether the addition of a TPC can improve quality of life and minimize health care utilization over the one year following insertion.

    at UCLA

  • Validation of Ejection Fraction and Cardiac Output Using Biostrap Wristband

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    In this study, the investigators will compare the accuracy of the Biostrap wristband, a wearable device with a clinical-grade Photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor, to measure ejection fraction and cardiac output in patients undergoing a cardiac ultrasound and pulmonary arterial catheterization, respectively.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of the Experimental MitraClip Device for Heart Failure With Functional Mitral Regurgitation (backflow of blood)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the Cardiovascular Outcomes Assessment of the MitraClip Percutaneous Therapy for Heart Failure Patients with Functional Mitral Regurgitation (COAPT) Trial is to confirm the safety and effectiveness of the MitraClip System for the treatment of moderate-to-severe or severe functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) in Symptomatic Heart Failure Subjects who are treated per standard of care and who have been determined by the site's local heart team as not appropriate for mitral valve surgery. This randomized controlled trial will provide the opportunity to strengthen or add labeling claims regarding safety and clinical benefits of the MitraClip System for symptomatic heart failure patients with moderate-to-severe or severe functional mitral regurgitation. Approximately 610 subjects will be randomized at up to 100 investigational sites with approximately 305 subjects targeted to receive the study device. COAPT study completed recruiting subjects in June 2017. As part of the COAPT trial, a subset of patients will be registered in the cardiopulmonary exercise (CPX) sub-study. The objective of this sub-study is to evaluate the exercise responses in a sub-cohort of COAPT subjects who receive MitraClip device (Device group) compared to the Control group who do not receive MitraClip device. (Note: the CPX Sub-study subjects will contribute to the analyses of the COAPT primary and secondary endpoints) As an extension of the COAPT RCT trial, COAPT CAS study will be conducted after COAPT enrollment is complete under the same investigational device exemption (IDE(G120024)). The objective of this study is to evaluate the MitraClip® NT System for the treatment of clinically significant functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) in symptomatic heart failure subjects who are treated per standard of care and who have been determined by the site's local heart team as not appropriate for mitral valve surgery. The anticipated Study Completion Date is July 2024. COAPT CAS completed recruiting subjects in March 2019.

    at UC Davis

  • 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.

    at UCSF

  • Advancing Understanding of Transportation Options

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This Stage II randomized, controlled, longitudinal trial seeks to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and effects of a driving decision aid use among geriatric patients and providers. This multi-site trial will (1) test the driving decision aid (DDA) in improving decision making and quality (knowledge, decision conflict, values concordance and behavior intent); and (2) determine its effects on specific subpopulations of older drivers (stratified for cognitive function, decisional capacity, and attitudinally readiness for a mobility transition). The overarching hypotheses are that the DDA will help older adults make high-quality decisions, which will mitigate the negative psychosocial impacts of driving reduction, and that optimal DDA use will target certain populations and settings.

    at UCSD

  • Baroreflex Activation Therapy for Heart Failure

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this clinical trial (NCT02627196) is to develop valid scientific evidence for safety and effectiveness of Baroreflex Activation Therapy with the BAROSTIM NEO System in subjects with heart failure, defined as New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional Class III, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤ 35% and NT-proBNP<1600 pg/ml despite being treated with the appropriate heart failure guideline directed therapy, excluding subjects eligible for or actively receiving Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT). The total trial duration is anticipated to be approximately 5 years; however, the duration of an individual subject enrollment will depend on when he or she entered the trial.

    at UC Irvine UCSF

  • Biomarkers, Genomics, Physiology in Critically Ill and ECMO Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Patients in end-stage cardiac failure and/or respiratory failure may be started on a rescue therapy known as Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). One of the major clinical questions is how to manage the ventilator when patients are on ECMO therapy. Ventilator Induced Lung Injury (VILI) can result from aggressive ventilation of the lung during critical illness. VILI and lung injury such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) can further increase the total body inflammation and stress, this is known as biotrauma. Biotrauma is one of the mechanisms that causes multi-organ failure in critically ill patients. One advantage of ECMO is the ability to greatly reduce the use of the ventilator and thus VILI by taking control of the patient's oxygenation and acid-base status. By minimizing VILI during ECMO we can reduce biotrauma and thus multi-organ failure. Since the optimal ventilator settings for ECMO patients are not known, we plan to study the impact of different ventilator settings during ECMO on patient's physiology and biomarkers of inflammation and injury.

    at UCSD

  • Carvedilol in Preventing Heart Failure in Childhood Cancer Survivors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase IIb trial studies how well low-dose carvedilol works in preventing heart failure in cancer survivors exposed to high dose anthracyclines for management of childhood cancer. Patients who received high-dose anthracycline chemotherapy are at a much greater risk for developing heart failure compared to survivors who didn't get any anthracycline chemotherapy. Heart failure happens when the heart muscle has been weakened and can't pump blood as well as it should. Carvedilol may help lower the risk of cardiovascular complications.

    at UC Davis UCLA

  • Comparison of CorWatch With Right Heart Catheter Measurements in Heart Failure

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This is an observational study to evaluate the agreement between the InCardia diagnostic technology CorWatch for the assessment of venous pressure in human subjects. This includes evaluation of InCardia technology in heart failure (HF) patients undergoing invasive right heart catheterization in a cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab) and in a cardiac intensive care unit (ICU).

    at UCSF

  • Destination Therapy Post Approval Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Medtronic is sponsoring the HeartWare™ HVAD™ Destination Therapy (DT) Post Approval Study (PAS) to further confirm safety and effectiveness of the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device System (HVAD System) when used as intended, in "real-world" clinical practice. The Destination Therapy Post Approval Study (DT PAS) is conducted within Medtronic's Product Surveillance Platform.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Early Feasibility Evaluation of the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a non-randomized, prospective, multi-center Early Feasibility Study to evaluate the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF).

    at UCSF

  • Early Feasibility Study of the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients With Prior Mitral Valve Intervention (PMVI) and Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a non-randomized, prospective, multi-center Early Feasibility Study of the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients with Prior Mitral Valve Intervention (PMVI) and Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation.

    at UCSF

  • Hemodynamic-GUIDEd Management of Heart Failure

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The GUIDE-HF IDE clinical trial is intended to demonstrate the effectiveness of the CardioMEMS™ HF System in an expanded patient population including heart failure (HF) patients outside of the present indication, but at risk for future HF events or mortality.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • LUX-Dx TRENDS Evaluates Diagnostics Sensors in Heart Failure Patients Receiving Boston Scientific's Investigational ICM System.

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The primary objective of this study is to collect sensor data from insertable cardiac monitor systems.

    at UC Irvine

  • Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

    at UCSF

  • Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial of FCM as Treatment for Heart Failure With Iron Deficiency

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The primary objective of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of iron therapy using intravenous (IV) ferric carboxymaltose (FCM), relative to placebo in the treatment of participants in heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction and with iron deficiency

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Study to Evaluate Effects of INL1 in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response trial in patients with chronic stable Heart Failure (HF) and reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three INL1 doses compared with placebo. Patients will be treated for approximately 12 weeks with one of three INL1 doses: 50 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg, or, placebo capsules, taken twice daily (BID).

    at UCLA

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