Ultrasound / Echocardiography for Slow Heart Rate

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Slow Heart Rate+1 MoreUltrasound / Echocardiography - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is investigating whether ultrasound can be used to guide the implantation of pacemaker leads into the heart, in order to reduce the amount of radiation exposure for both the patient and the doctor.

Eligible Conditions
  • Slow Heart Rate
  • Bradycardia-Tachycardia Syndrome

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: during procedure

0 day
Success of implanting a single chamber lead with use of ultrasound
during procedure
Duration of radiation will be measured in seconds
Total radiation dose will be collected in centiGray and milliGray units.

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Conventional arm
1 of 2
Reduced fluoroscopy arm
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

66 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Ultrasound / Echocardiography · No Placebo Group · N/A

Reduced fluoroscopy arm
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Ultrasound / Echocardiography · Intervention Types: Device
Conventional arm
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Ultrasound / Echocardiography · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: during procedure

Who is running the clinical trial?

Habib KhanLead Sponsor
2 Previous Clinical Trials
304 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have either a single chamber pacemaker or single chamber cardioverter-defibrillator.