Mayo Clinic Pilot Studies towards Optimizing Quality of Life and Outcomes in VAD Patients

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to use a simplified lung assessment which could offer patients a novel, convenient and non-invasive evaluation of the actual status of the heart and lung interaction with the LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 1-24 months post VAD implantation.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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Additional contact information

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