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Mitral Regurgitation clinical trials at UC Health
3 research studies open to new patients

  • A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Experimental Tendyne Mitral Valve System for Mitral Regurgitation (backflow of blood)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Prospective, controlled, multicenter clinical investigation with two trial arms: surgical and non-surgical. Subjects in the surgical arm will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to the trial device or to conventional mitral valve surgery. Subjects in the non-surgical arm will receive the trial device. Subjects will be seen at screening, pre- and post-procedure, discharge, 30 days, 3 months, 6 months, and annually through 5 years.

    at UC Davis

  • Phono- and Electrocardiogram Assisted Detection of Valvular Disease

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The diagnosis of valvular heart disease (VHD), or its absence, invariably requires cardiac imaging. A familiar and inexpensive tool to assist in the diagnosis or exclusion of significant VHD could both expedite access to life-saving therapies and reduce the need for costly testing. The FDA-approved Eko Duo device consists of a digital stethoscope and a single-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), which wirelessly pairs with the Eko Mobile application to allow for simultaneous recording and visualization of phono- and electrocardiograms. These features uniquely situate this device to accumulate large sets of auscultatory data on patients both with and without VHD. In this study, the investigators seek to develop an automated system to identify VHD by phono- and electrocardiogram. Specifically, the investigators will attempt to develop machine learning algorithms to learn the phonocardiograms of patients with clinically important aortic stenosis (AS) or mitral regurgitation (MR), and then task the algorithms to identify subjects with clinically important VHD, as identified by a gold standard, from naïve phonocardiograms. The investigators anticipate that the study has the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis of VHD by providing a more accurate substitute to traditional auscultation.

    at UCSF

  • Studying the Effects of Experimental "MitraClip Percutaneous Therapy" for Heart Failure Patients Who Need Mitral Valve Repair

    “If you have moderate-to-severe mitral regurgitation and cannot undergo mitral valve surgery, the MitraClip NT device may help you.”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    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 Primary Completion date is July 2018 and the Study Completion Date is July 2024. COAPT CAS is presently recruiting subjects.

    at UC Davis

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