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Attain Model 4196 Left Ventricular (LV) Lead

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00271544
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 2, 2006
Results First Posted : August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 28, 2009
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Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure

Brief Summary:
Heart failure is a progressive disease that decreases the pumping action of the heart. This may cause a backup of fluid in the heart and may result in heart beat changes. When there are changes in the heart beat sometimes an implantable heart device is used to control the rate and rhythm of the heart beat. In certain heart failure cases, when the two lower chambers of the heart no longer beat in a coordinated manner, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) may be prescribed. CRT is similar to a pacemaker. It is placed (implanted) under the skin of the upper chest. CRT is delivered as tiny electrical pulses to the right and left ventricles through three or four leads (flexible insulated wires) that are inserted through the veins to the heart. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new lead for delivering energy to the left ventricle (bottom left chamber of the heart).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heart Failure Device: Pacing Lead Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 190 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Attain Model 4196 Left Ventricular (LV) Lead
Study Start Date : February 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 4196 Lead
Non-randomized study.
Device: Pacing Lead
implant and follow-up of study device

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety (Subjects Without a Model 4196 Lead Related Complication) [ Time Frame: One Month ]
  2. Efficacy (Pacing Voltage Thresholds of Distal Tip Electrode) [ Time Frame: One Month ]
  3. Efficacy (Pacing Voltage Threshold of Proximal Ring Electrode) [ Time Frame: Three Months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subjects Successfully Implanted With Model 4196 Lead [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  2. Subjects Successfully Implanted After Cannulation [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  3. All Left Ventricular Leads [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  4. All Medtronic Left Ventricular Leads (Attain Family) [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  5. Cannulation Time [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  6. Fluoroscopy Time [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  7. Model 4196 Lead Placement Time [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  8. Total Implant Time [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  9. Assessment of Lead Handling Characteristics [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  10. Electrical Performance - Tip Electrode: Sensing [ Time Frame: 12-month ]
  11. Electrical Performance - Tip Electrode: LV Voltage Threshold [ Time Frame: 12-month ]
  12. Electrical Performance -Tip Electrode: Pacing Impedance [ Time Frame: 12-month ]
  13. Electrical Performance -Ring Electrode: Sensing [ Time Frame: Implant ]
  14. Electrical Performance - Ring Electrode: LV Voltage Threshold [ Time Frame: 12-month ]
  15. Electrical Performance -Ring Electrode: Pacing Impedance [ Time Frame: 12-Month ]
  16. Summarize All Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Up to 18 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • QRS greater than or equal to 120 milliseconds (The QRS interval is a measurement of how the electrical signal involved in a heart beat travels, or is conducted, through the ventricles. A wide QRS (more than 120) suggests that there is a conduction problem, or block, in the ventricles.)
  • Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (EF) less than or equal to 35 percent (Ejection Fraction is a measurement of how well the left ventricle pumps blood out to the rest of the body. The higher the EF the more blood the ventricle is pumping.)
  • Subject has moderate to severe heart failure despite medications

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a previous lead in the left ventricle or previous implant attempt within 30 days of implant or ongoing complications from a previous unsuccessful attempt
  • Subjects with chest pain or who have had a heart attack within the past month before enrollment in the study
  • Subjects that have had certain surgeries on their heart within the past three months
  • Subjects with chronic (permanent) fast heart beats in the upper chambers of the heart (atrial arrhythmias)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00271544

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Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure
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Principal Investigator: Brian Ramza, MD, PHD St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City MO
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Responsible Party: 4196 Clinical Trial Leader, Medtronic, Inc. Identifier: NCT00271544    
Other Study ID Numbers: 241
First Posted: January 2, 2006    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009
Keywords provided by Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure:
heart failure
cardiac pacing
left ventricular lead
cardiac resynchronization therapy
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases