Heart Disease
Heart Disease Ongoing 2019 Leabrook SA, Auchenflower QLD, Doncaster East VIC, Murdoch WA

HighLife

To evaluate a new valve in patients with severe mitral regurgitation.

Trial overview

Disease
HighLife
Topic
HighLife
Eligibility criteria

To be considered for the study you must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have moderate to severe mitral regurgitation
  • Unable to undergo open heart surgery
Study details

Your participation in this study would be for approximately five years.

You will need to undergo a procedure to have the valve inserted and stay in hospital overnight. You will then be seen in the clinic at 30 days, 3 months, 6 months and 12 months and then annually up to 5 years. During these visits you will be asked about your health and medications and have a physical examination, blood test, ultrasound of your heart and ECG.

You will be reimbursed for travel and study expenses.

Sign up to this clinical trial here.

Physicians

Dr Joseph Montarello

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ

Interventional Cardiologist

Works at 6 centres.

Dr Sam Hayman

BSc, MSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACP

Interventional Cardiologist

Works at 2 centres.

A/Prof Jaya Chandrasekhar

MBBS MS PhD MRCP FRACP

Interventional Cardiologist

Works at 4 centres.
Location