Safety of Sports for Patients With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

Conditions

Heart Arrhythmias

Trial Phase

N/A

Trial Purpose and Description

Trial Purpose

The registry will obtain information to determine the safety of sports participation for patients with defibrillators (ICDs).


Trial Description

 

Patients who are participating in sports who have defibrillators will be invited to participate in a prospective registry to determine the rate of adverse events occurring during sporting activities. Patients will be followed for four years and adverse events quantified. Yale is the coordinating center for this multicenter registry.


Participation Guidelines

Age:
10 Years - 60 Years
Gender:
Both

Eligibility Criteria


Inclusion Criteria:

- individuals between the ages of 10 and 60

- has a defibrillator

- plays a competitive/organized sport more vigorous than golf or bowling or
participates in a dangerous sport

Exclusion Criteria:

- children under 10 years (as they engage in primarily recreational sports)

- individuals over the age of 60 years (maintain a homogenous population)

- inability to give informed consent
Sponsor:
Boston Scientific Corporation
 
Medtronic
 
St. Jude Medical
 
Yale University
Dates:
September 2006
Last Updated:
January 15, 2014
Study HIC#:
0608001730

Clinicaltrials.gov ID: NCT00637754