The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of ION-682884 and determine if it can help people with transthyretin-mediated amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) which is a disease caused by change in a protein called transthyretin (TTR). ION-682884 is an investigational drug. "Investigational" means that ION-682884 is not yet approved for use in any settings outside of clinical research studies like this one and is considered experimental. ION-682884 has been shown to reduce the level of TTR in the blood of animals and healthy volunteers tested to date. Reducing the amount of TTR in your blood may reduce the amount of amyloid deposits in your body and may keep your cardiomyopathy from getting worse over time. However, it is not known if ION-682884 will help your cardiomyopathy.
If you meet the requirements and agree to participate in this study, you will receive subcutaneous (under the skin) injections of either ION-682884 or placebo once every 4 weeks from week 1 through week 117.
Your participation in this study will last approximately 36 months and will consist of clinic visits and follow up visits at home.
Patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are at increased risk of depression following hospital discharge. Unfortunately, most depressed CVD patients do not receive appropriate care for their depression, often because they are unable to, or are fearful of traveling to providers for the regimen of 8-12 weekly visits of therapy such as Behavioral Activation (BA). This study will compare the effectiveness of BA for depression, delivered via Telehealth, to standard post-CVD hospital discharge best practices. It is predicted that patients who receive BA will have better mental health outcomes and will be less likely to be re-hospitalized compared to patients who receive standard post-discharge care.
This study is looking for volunteers who are having the Heart Mate 3 (HM3) Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implanted for treatment of heart failure. The study will collect medical information and patient experiences who have received treatment with the HM3. The traditional method to implant the HM3 is an incision in the middle of the chest through the breastbone (also called the sternum). This study will collect data if you have the Heartmate 3 implanted using a less invasive approach. Study participants will attend 8 visits over the course of 6 months.
Underserved, racial and ethnic minority communities are experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 cases and associated mortality compared to whites due to long standing social and structural inequities that also drive disparities in chronic diseases such as stroke, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and hypertension. Patients with underlying chronic diseases who are recovering from COVID-19 depend on the support of family and friends (informal caregivers/care partners) who are being exposed to the same pandemic and racial stressors, exposure that can affect the health and quality of life of both partners. The primary goal of this study is to test the efficacy of an adapted, telehealth-enhanced intervention that targets barriers impacting family illness management behaviors of Black/African American (AA) adult COVID-19 survivors and carepartner dyads for improved quality of life and COVID/chronic illness health related outcomes.
The goal of this study is to find out if an investigational drug called ASP1128 (also called as MA-0217) is effective and safe as a treatment to prevent acute kidney injury (AKI) and/or reduce its severity in people who are at risk for AKI after heart surgery when compared to placebo (inactive substance). Researchers will look at how ASP1128 can act in the body.
This study will include volunteers diagnosed with a form of heart failure that is characterized by a weakened heart muscle that appears to be pumping in a normal manner. This condition is called "heart failure with preserved ejection fraction" or HFpEF. For these individuals, it has been determined that the health problems and symptoms experienced may be due to a significant increase in the pressure of one of the chambers of the heart. This pressure build-up causes a variety of symptoms, including tiredness, difficulty breathing, and reduced ability to exercise/walk.
This study is to help evaluate a new device (the "Axon System") designed to reduce the build-up of pressure described above. The Axon system is a catheter used to ablate or destroy the splanchnic nerve on one side of the body. The Sponsor believes by destroying this nerve there may be some reduction in the symptoms caused by HFpEF. The procedure using the Axon System will be performed in the catheterization lab and does not involve surgery. Participants will stay overnight in the hospital following the procedure for observation.
The length of subject participation in the study will be approximately 12 -14 months and includes 7 office visits, 2 phone calls and 3 procedures. Participants in this research study will be randomized to either the treatment group or the control group and have a 50:50 chance of receiving the research treatment with the Axon System at the time of randomization.
This study will help us learn more about how safe and effective the Axon System is in treating the symptoms of patients with HFpEF.
The purpose of the study is to give more information about how the VIVO software and inHEART software merge together and what potential benefits this could provide the physician for planning ablation procedures. In addition, the study will also provide information about the accuracy of VIVO in varying degrees of damaged hearts.
The purpose of this research study is to demonstrate that the TactiCath SE catheter is safe and effective for ablating (burning heart tissue using heat energy) your symptomatic, paroxysmal (starts and stops on its own) atrial fibrillation (irregular heart beat in upper chambers of heart) that is not effectively treated with medication. Participation in the study will last about 12 months from the time of the ablation procedure. Participants will be asked to complete follow-up visits at 7-days (phone call visit), 5 weeks (phone call visit) 3-months (in person visit), 6-months (in person visit), and 12-months (in-person visit). Data collected for this study will be submitted for review and approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This study uses CT scans to visualize the heart and surrounding arteries to look for coronary artery disease. This study takes into account individuals body type including size, weight, and heart rate to tailor the CT scan and contrast media given to each patient. Taking into account each patients body will allow doctors to obtain the best image possible while reducing the amount of contrast media given to patients.