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This is a prospective, single-center study to assess clinical phenotype and prognosis of different pathogenic mutations in Chinese patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were consecutively recruited, and then DNA samples were extracted from peripheral blood. Targeted sequencing of 142 genes was performed to obtain variants associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Patients will undergo face-to-face interviews, phone calls, or/and chart reviews at 6 months, 12 months, 24 months, 36 months, 48 months and 60 months for data collection of clinical outcomes.
Approximately 35 sites that enrolled participants in the MAVERICK-HCM (MYK-461-006) study in the United States (US) will initiate this study. Note: Up to 100 sites in the US, Europe, and Israel who participate in EXPLORER-HCM (Study MYK-461-005) will be added when the study design is updated to include enrollment of participants from that study.
The His Bundle Pacing registry is a prospective, observational, multi-center registry performed to gain a broader understanding of 1) the His bundle pacing (HBP) device implant and follow-up workflows, including device and programmer measurements and 2) the clinical utility in creating a 3-dimensional electro-anatomical map of the His bundle prior to device implants based on the clinical site's routine care.
A Study to evaluate the efficacy of psychotherapy for easing the cardiac symptoms and improving and quality of life in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy accompanied with depression
This study evaluates the addition of transcatheter mitral valve repair with the MitraClip device to medical treatment in patients with heart failure and moderate functional mitral regurgitation to determine the impact of left ventricular remodelling and patients' functional capacity.
Patients with kidney failure have a much higher risk of heart disease compared to people of the same age without kidney failure. The reason for this is not fully understood. In this project we will use Cardiac MRI (CMR), which is a very detailed scan of the heart and blood vessels, to try to better understand the cardiovascular changes that occur in kidney failure. We will perform CMR scans in 30 patients before and after dialysis (a treatment for patients with kidney failure) to see whether dialysis changes the heart muscle. The same patients will also undergo another type of heart scan, called a CT scan. This will allow us to compare the pictures from the 2 different types of scan to help us better understand any damage to the heart muscle that is present. Finally, we will test a new way to measure hardening of blood vessels on CMR. These three studies will help us to better understand the heart and blood vessel changes that happen in kidney failure. This research will also be useful for patients without kidney failure. We hope to be able to use it in the future to see which new treatments might be able to reduce the risk of heart disease in patients with kidney failure.
Transthyretin is a protein produced in the liver that transports thyroid hormone and vitamin A. A single substitution of an amino acid in the structure of TTR can result in a relatively unstable protein, the breakdown products of which (predominantly monomers) aggregate abnormally and produce proteinaceous deposits in nerves and the heart. These deposits are known as amyloid and produce progressive nerve and heart damage. Amyloidosis due to a mutant TTR is usually an autosomal dominant and hence is a familial condition. Wild-type TTR is also capable of producing amyloid deposits which predominantly involves the heart (rather than the nervous system) resulting in a progressive decrease in cardiac function with increasing signs of heart failure. This study aims to determine whether subcutaneous injection of an antisense oligonucleotide drug, known as inotersen, that has been specifically designed to reduce production of the protein transthyretin by the liver, can slow or stop the progression of TTR amyloid cardiomyopathy as compared to historical controls, using advanced echocardiography and cardiac MRI. The study also aims to determine the tolerability and safety of this drug when administered over a 24-month period to patients with TTR amyloid cardiomyopathy.
Interventional, cross-sectional biomedical study of children with genetic cardiomyopathy and healthy children. The aim is to generate, via induced human pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC), "patient-specific" cardiomyocytes (CMs) (hiPSC-CMs) to study the molecular mechanisms of cardiomyopathies of genetic origin.
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited arrhythmia disorder with high risk of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, and implantable cardioverter defibrillator remains as therapy of choice. Antiarrhythmic therapy with different agents including beta-blockers, sotalol and amiodarone are usually not effective in reducing risk of arrhythmic events. Recent data indicated that flecainide effectively prevented the arrhythmias observed in the experimental ARVC animals and in small series of ARVC patients. These observations provide a strong rationale for conducting a pilot randomized clinical trial to determine whether flecainide will reduce ventricular arrhythmias in high-risk ARVC patients. This pilot study is designed as randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled crossover trial with administration of 100 mg of Flecainide or matching placebo twice a day for 4 weeks each with a washout period. Primary specific aim of this pilot trial is to determine whether Flecainide administration is associated with a significant reduction of number of ventricular ectopic beats (VEBs) in ARVC patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).
Takotsubo syndrome is a condition which mimics acute myocardial infarction, and is diagnosed in 1.5% to 2.2% of patients referred to hospital with suspected acute coronary syndrome. It is also known as broken heart syndrome, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, stress cardiomyopathy and apical ballooning cardiomyopathy, among other names. The pathogenesis of this disorder is not well understood. Possible mechanisms include catecholamine excess, coronary artery spasm, microvascular dysfunction, among others. This is a multicenter, nation-wide, observational study of patients who were previously diagnosed with takotsubo syndrome. The investigators aim to use this registry to help plan and carry out further studies and to improve understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of this syndrome. In addition participants will be followed for events, and to monitor quality of life and stress.