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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Continous Flow Left Ventricular Device
and you are
between 18 and 99
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The main purpose of this study is to compare Echo-guided testing to the Hemodynamic-Echo Ramp Tests to determine which method of testing provides better information for adjusting pump speed and medical treatment for Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) patients. Better adjustments may provide better quality of life, exercise tolerance and reduced unwanted cardiac events over a 6-month period.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Echo Guided Testing
  • Procedure: Hemodynamic-Echo Ramp Testing -

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03021239. The sponsor of the trial is University of Chicago and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Impact of Hemodynamic Ramp Test-Guided HVAD RPM and Medication Adjustments on Exercise Tolerance and Quality of Life: A Multicenter Study