Up-to-date List of Arrhythmia Medical Research Studies

What Research is Being Done?

A clinical study involves research using human volunteers (also called participants) that is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials (also called interventional studies) and observational studies. Following list includes both interventional and observational studies.

Latest Arrhythmia Medical Research Studies

1 Recruiting Telemetric Arrhythmia Diagnosis in Adults
Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation;   Arrhythmia
Intervention: Device: Prolonged telemetric Full Disclosure ECG recording.
Outcome Measures: Recording of symptomatic or life threatening Arrhythmia event;   Quality of Life questionnaire and European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) scale assessment against evidence of cardiac Arrhythmia occurrence.;   Silent (asymptomatic) Arrhythmia events incidence detection assessment;   Evaluation of stroke and bleeding risk factors incidence
2 Unknown  Optimizing Diagnostics Of Arrhythmia Events In Children Using Intelligent Telemetric Solutions
Conditions: Arrhythmia;   Children
Interventions: Device: Prolonged telemetric Full Disclosure ECG recording.;   Device: Repeated 24 hours ECG Holter monitoring
Outcome Measures: Recording of symptomatic or life threatening Arrhythmia event;   Occurrence of silent (asymptomatic) Arrhythmia event;   Verification of patient self assessment based on the Quality of Life questionnaire and European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) scale against evidence of cardiac Arrhythmia occurrence
3 Recruiting Telemetric Arrhythmia and Syncope Diagnosis - Evaluation of Arrhythmia Treatment Efficacy
Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation;   Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Intervention: Device: Prolonged telemetric Full Disclosure ECG recording.
Outcome Measures: Occurence of atrial fibrillation;   Therapy efficacy analysis;   Indication for treatment other than catheter ablation;   Correlation of patient self assessment based on the Quality of Life questionnaire and European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) scale with cardiac Arrhythmia occurrence.;   Evaluation of stroke and bleeding risk factors incidence based on scores proposed in the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines: CHADS2VASC2 and HAS-BLED
4 Recruiting Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Condition: Cardiac Arrhythmia
Interventions: Other: Interview;   Other: Questionnaires
Outcome Measures: Is a newly developed disease specific tool able to accurately detect changes in health status following ablation for symptomatic cardiac Arrhythmias?;   Do replies to the questionnaires show that the tool is responsive to change following ablation treatment?;   Do PROMs responses show concurrent, convergent and discriminant validity; corresponding with responses to EQ5D and clinical outcomes?;   Is the tool sensitive to detecting whether patient expectations are met following ablation procedures for cardiac Arrhythmias?
5 Unknown  Biospecimen Repository for Cardiac Arrhythmias at the Cleveland Clinic
Condition: Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Outcome Measure: Various Arrhythmias
6 Available To Validate the Specific Patterns of Magnetocardiography, a Non-invasive Non-contact Examination for Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease or Cardiac Arrhythmia
Condition: Arrhythmia
Intervention: Other: MCG
Outcome Measure:
7 Recruiting Utilising Lifemap to Investigate Malignant Arrhythmia Therapy
Conditions: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy;   Sudden Cardiac Death;   Implantable Defibrillator User;   Myocardial Infarction;   Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Outcome Measures: Ventricular Arrhythmia/Sudden cardiac death;   Syncope;   All cause mortality
8 Unknown  Stress Reduction Program to Reduce Abnormal Heart Rhythms Treated With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (The RISTA Study)
Condition: Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Intervention: Behavioral: Stress reduction treatment (SRT) program
Outcome Measures: ICD shock-treated ventricular Arrhythmia event-free survival;   Laboratory stress-provoked arrhythmogenic changes in the heart rhythm;   24-hour heart rate variability;   Quality of life
9 Recruiting Validation of an iPhone-based Event Recorder for Arrhythmia Detection
Condition: Arrhythmia, Palpitations, Lightheadedness
Intervention: Device: Alivecor monitor and 14 day event monitor
Outcome Measure: Validation of an iPhone-based Event Recorder for Arrhythmia Detection
10 Recruiting An Arrhythmia Risk Stratification and Genetic Trial
Conditions: Cardiomyopathies, Primary;   Arrhythmia;   Sudden Cardiac Death;   Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Outcome Measures: Total Mortality;   Sudden Cardiac, Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Mortality;   Appropriate and Inappropriate Shocks;   Secondary Composite Endpoints
11 Recruiting Cardiac Arrhythmias in Epilepsy: the CARELINK-study
Conditions: Epilepsy;   Asystole;   Cardiac Arrhythmias
Intervention: Device: implantable heart rate monitor
Outcome Measures: Incidence and two-year prevalence of clinically relevant cardiac Arrhythmia.;   the number of patients who will have received a permanent pacemaker at the end of this study.
12 Recruiting AssEssment of CoMorbidities & Atrial Arrhythmia Burden In DuaL-Chamber PaceD Patients
Condition: Atrial Arrhythmia
Outcome Measure: Atrial Arrhythmias incidence
13 Recruiting Prevention of Arrhythmia Device Infection Trial (PADIT)
Condition: Arrhythmia
Interventions: Drug: Incremental;   Drug: Conventional
Outcome Measures: Hospitalization attributed to device infection;   1. Proven device infection not requiring surgical intervention (medically treated device infection).;   2. Any treatment with antibiotics for suspected device infection.;   3. Antibiotic-related adverse events including culture or antigen proven C. difficile infection.;   4. Prolongation of hospitalization due to proven or suspected adverse events from the antibiotic therapy.;   Cost benefit analysis;   6. Rate of device/lead extraction 12 months post patient's procedure (regardless of the cause).
14 Unknown  Relativity Study Between Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmia and Sex Hormone Levels in Different Stages of Menstrual Cycle
Condition: Ventricular Premature Complexes
Outcome Measures: number and duration of right ventricular outflow tract Arrhythmia;   sex hormone levels
15 Recruiting UMBRELLA - Incidence of Arrhythmias in Spanish Population With a Medtronic Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Implant
Conditions: Cardiomyopathies;   Cardiac Arrhythmias;   Cardiac Arrest
Outcome Measure: To assess the number of ventricular and atrial Arrhythmias, and atrial fibrillation burden detected by ICD.
16 Unknown  Optimizing Diagnostics Of Syncope Events Using Intelligent Telemetric Solutions.
Conditions: Cardiac Arrhythmia;   Cardiogenic Syncope
Interventions: Device: repeated 24 hours ECG Holter monitoring;   Device: Telemetric ECG monitoring
Outcome Measures: Recording of symptomatic or life threatening Arrhythmia event;   Occurrence of silent (asymptomatic) Arrhythmia event;   1. Verification of patient self assessment based on the Quality of Life questionnaire and EHRA scale against evidence of cardiac Arrhythmia occurrence
17 Not yet recruiting Comparison of Carto Versus Ensite 3D Electroanatomical Mapping Systems for Arrhythmias Ablations
Condition: Arrhythmias
Interventions: Device: Carto;   Device: Ensite
Outcome Measures: Procedure duration;   Fluoroscopy time;   Procedure success
18 Not yet recruiting Use of NAVA-catheter Positioning Screen to Identify Different Cardiac Arrhythmias
Condition: Cardiac Arrhythmia
Outcome Measure: Types of cardiac Arrhythmia
19 Not yet recruiting Effects of Marine n-3 Fatty Acids on Heart Rate Variability and Arrhythmias in Patients Receiving Chronic Dialysis
Conditions: Kidney Failure Chronic;   Arrhythmias Cardiac
Interventions: Dietary Supplement: dietary supplement: n-3 PUFA;   Dietary Supplement: olive oil
Outcome Measures: Change in the 24 hours time domain index: standard deviation of NN-intervals (SDNN) in milliseconds (ms);   change in number of episodes with supraventricular tachycardia per day;   change in number of premature atrial complexes per day;   change in Lown class of premature ventricular complexes
20 Unknown  Cerebral Artery Stenosis, Coronary Artery Disease and Arrhythmia
Conditions: Stroke;   Coronary Artery Disease;   Arrhythmia
Intervention: Procedure: Digital subtraction angiography and 24-hour simultaneous recorder of electrocardiograph
Outcome Measure:

These studies may lead to new treatments and are adding insight into Arrhythmia etiology and treatment.

A major focus of Arrhythmia research is the development of new drugs and other treatment options. Studies seek to identify new drugs to treat various related disorders and to find safer, more effective doses for medications already being used. Other research is aimed at identifying receptors or drug targets.

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