Patient Expectations After Implantable-cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rita Redberg, University of California, San Francisco
First received: February 17, 2009
Last updated: April 26, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
This study will be a qualitative survey to understand the expectations of defibrillator patients with regards to their device. It is unknown what ICD (implantable-cardioverter defibrillator) patients understand about their device and its purpose, thus we will be talking to them about their device. Also, we will be interested in studying their beliefs on how the ICD impacts their life expectancy and quality of life.
||Observational Model: Case Control
||Patient Expectations After ICD Implantation
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Why did you have an ICD implanted? [ Time Frame: after ICD implantation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- All patients are eligible for inclusion. We hope to acquire a wide range of ages but are not limited to a specific set.
- Non-English speakers will be excluded.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00845390
|UCSF Arrhythmia and Device Clinic
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94143 |
University of California, San Francisco
||Rita F Redberg, M.D.
||University of California, San Francisco
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 22, 2014
||Rita Redberg, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.C., University of California, San Francisco
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||February 17, 2009
||April 26, 2012
||United States: Institutional Review Board