Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
16/07/2002
Date assigned
16/07/2002
Last edited
06/01/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Richard Schilling

ORCID ID

Contact details

Cardiology Department
St Barts Hospital
West Smithfield
London
EC1A 7BE
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

PG 02/81

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Not Applicable

Study hypothesis

Does catheter ablation of the tricuspid valve inferior vena cava (TA-IVC) isthmus help to reduce AF

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Atrial fibrillation

Intervention

Direct current cardioversion and isthmus catheter ablation

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2003

Overall trial end date

01/09/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Any patient with atrial fibrillation suitable for direct current cardioversion and catheter ablation

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2003

Recruitment end date

01/09/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Cardiology Department
London
EC1A 7BE
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

British Heart Foundation (UK)

Sponsor details

14 Fitzhardinge Street
London
W1H 6DH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7935 0185
research@bhf.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.bhf.org.uk/

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

British Heart Foundation (UK)

Alternative name(s)

BHF

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

foundation

Location

United Kingdom

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17135218

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Gupta D, Earley MJ, Haywood GA, Richmond L, Fitzgerald M, Kojodjojo P, Sporton SC, Peters NS, Broadhurst P, Schilling RJ, Can atrial fibrillation with a coarse electrocardiographic appearance be treated with catheter ablation of the tricuspid valve-inferior vena cava isthmus? Results of a multicentre randomised controlled trial., Heart, 2007, 93, 6, 688-693, doi: 10.1136/hrt.2006.102061.

Additional files

Editorial Notes