Rush Medical Center Home Page Information for healthcare Professionals Rush University
FIND A DOCTOR
PATIENT & VISTOR SERVICES
HEALTH INFORMATION
CLINICAL SERVICES
EVENTS & CLASSES
RUSH NEWS ROOM
CLINICAL TRIALS
RESEARCH AT RUSH
NURSING AT RUSH
WORK AT RUSH
GIVING TO RUSH

Bookmark This Page
Clinical Trails at Rush Atrial Septal Defects Quality of Life Study
Clinical Trial Protocol ID
10070104

Clinical Trial Investigator Name
Mary Heitschmidt

Clinical Trial Title

Quality of Life In Adults with Atrial Septal Defects



Clinical Trial Protocol Description

The purpose of this study is to explore the quality of life in adults newly diagnosed with an atrial septal defect (ASD). An ASD is a hole between the upper chambers of the heart.

Patients will be asked to complete questionnaires at three time points:

  1. Before ASD closure in the catheterization lab
  2. One month after ASD closure
  3. Six months after ASD closure.

It should take about 25 to 35 minutes to complete the questionnaires. Patients will receive a $15 gift card after answering the pre-closure questionnaires and a $10 gift card after completing the study.



Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are 21 years of age or older
  • Have been newly diagnosed with an ASD
  • Have an ASD that will be repaired in the cardiac catheterization lab
  • Are able to speak, read and write in English

You will be excluded from this study if you:

  • Have any other type of congenital heart defect

This is a partial list of eligibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.





Contact Name Mary Heitschmidt
Contact Phone (312) 942-9615
Promotional Information

Clinical Trials Home
Cardiovascular Disease Trials
Atrial Septal Defects Quality of Life Study

   
Find a Doctor | Patient & Visitor Services | Health Information
Clinical Services | Events & Classes | Rush News Room | Clinical Trials
Research At Rush
Disclaimer | Privacy Statement | Site Map

© Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois