Impact of Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion on Short-Term Clinical Outcomes and Long-Term Stroke Incidence

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Summary of Purpose

Stroke is a major cause of morbidity in western society, and an infrequent complication of cardiac surgery. The majority of thromboembolic strokes arise from the left atrium, in particular the left atrial appendage. This study aims to assess the short-term effects of left atrial appendage ligation in terms of postoperative clinical and biochemical parameters; and the long-term effects of left atrial appendage...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 22 June 2011.

1 Apr 2007 14 Jun 2007 Unavailable 1 Dec 2011 1 Jun 2011 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment

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