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Cardiopulmonary and Right Ventricular Function in Health and Disease

Primary Objective

Examine the heart function of elite athletes and heart failure patients utilizing a novel catheter system.

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Description

The primary objective of this research protocol is to advance the understanding of cardiopulmonary and right ventricular (RV) performance among individuals with cardiomyopathy (heart failure with reduced ejection fraction [HFrEF], heart failure with preserved ejection fraction [HFpEF]), as well as athletes engaging in endurance/prolonged exercise, who are at a high risk of an acquired cardiomyopathy during/following completion of an endurance event.

Details
Age

Adult

Eligibility

Either elite endurance athletes or heart failure patients. Adult population

Phase

Not Applicable - Describes studies without FDA-defined phases, including studies of devices or behavioral interventions.

Type of Study

Observational

Location

University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
William Cornwell

William Cornwell

Study ID

Protocol Number: 19-1141

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