Retrospective Review of Management of Infective Endocarditis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2008 by Virginia Commonwealth University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Virginia Commonwealth University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00579761
First received: December 17, 2007
Last updated: June 3, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
  Purpose

This is an analysis of the outcomes of patients having undergone surgical intervention for infective endocarditis.


Condition
Endocarditis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Retrospective Review of the Management of Infective Endocarditis in Patients at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center From 1996-2006

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Further study details as provided by Virginia Commonwealth University:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Detailed Description:

This study will look at the presentations, epidemiology, risk factors, modalities of diagnosis; and the role of specific investigatory tools with surgical intervention and timimg of intervention in patients who underwent surgical treatment for infective endocarditis. Morbidity and Mortality post surgery and prognosis including long term outcome of our patients will be analyzed. Special attention will be made to those patients with pre-operative neurological deficit.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All subjects that have undergone surgical treatment for infective endocarditis at VCU medical Center from 1996 to present

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have undergone surgical treatment for infective endocarditis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less than 18 years old
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Locations
United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonweath University MCV Hospital
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Commonwealth University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr Vigneshwar Kasirajan, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Virginia Commonweath University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00579761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HM10420
Study First Received: December 17, 2007
Last Updated: June 3, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Virginia Commonwealth University:
Endocarditis
neurological deficit

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocarditis
Endocarditis, Bacterial
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Cardiovascular Infections
Infection

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 16, 2014