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Cath Lab Performance Improvement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00277966
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (No enrollment as this was a retrospective review, not a clinical trial.)
First Posted : January 18, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 9, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Brief Summary:
In 2004, the Cardiac Cath Lab at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta was asked to conduct a Quality Improvement Review examining radiation exposure.

Condition or disease
Congenital Disorders

Detailed Description:

In 2004, the Cardiac Cath Lab at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta was asked to conduct a Quality Improvement Review examining radiation exposure.

To perform radiological procedures with minimal radiation exposure and to ensure safe care during catheterization procedures, we conducted a chart review of all patients requiring fluoroscopy in the lab during the period of January - June, 2004.

• Based on our Retrospective Review, we were able to present Our New Standards to the Cardiac Cath Lab Committee at the end of June, 2004 with the following:

  1. Diagnostic procedure time decreased from 45 minutes standard to 30 minutes standard.
  2. Intervention and Electrophysiology procedure time reduced from 90 minutes to 45 minutes.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Radiology Performance Improvement
Study Start Date : January 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2004




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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Medical charts of all patients requiring fluoroscopy in the cardiac catheterization lab at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Egleston,during January - June, 2004.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those who did not meet inclusion criteria.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00277966


Locations
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United States, Georgia
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Mary Stevens, MD Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00277966     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-051
First Posted: January 18, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 9, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Keywords provided by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:
Pediatric
Cardiac Catheterization
Fluoroscopy time