ARRHYTHMIA STUDIES


ARRHYTHMIA STUDIES: Contracted Research, Clinical Trials, Just completing recruitment

ASSERT II

Funding: CIHR/St Jude Medical
Coordinating center: PHRI (McMaster)
Local PI: C Seifer

Objective: To determine the rate of detection of sub-clinical AF (>/= 5 minutes) within an average of 12 months following implant of the St. Jude Medical Confirm ©Implantable Cardiac Monitor in patients with known cardiovascular risk factors and left atrial enlargement, but without prior AF

Recruitment : Completed

Website: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01694394?term=ASSERT+II+\&rank=1




POST 3 (SPRITELY)


Funding: CIHR
Coordinating center: University of Calgary (Libin Cardiovascular Institute)
Local PI: Dr. Colette Seifer

Objective: To test the strategy of empiric permanent pacing in patients with syncope and bifascicular heart block will prevent syncope recurrences more effectively than a strategy of acting on the results of an implantable loop recorder (ILR).

Recruitment: Completed