Cardiovascular Genetics Program

The UCSF Cardiovascular Genetics Program helps identify and treat genetic heart disorders. Our team seeks to recognize the signs and symptoms of genetic heart conditions, diagnose specific problems and provide treatment plans for patients with these disorders.

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    Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry

    The PHA Registry (PHAR) is a national study about people who have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). PHAR collects information from people with PAH and CT...

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    Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure

    The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

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    Long-term Safety of Tafamidis in Subjects With Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy

    Open label study to evaluate tafamidis for the treatment of transthyretin cardiomyopathy

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    Coffee and Real-time Atrial and Ventricular Ectopy

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are morbid, costly, and incompletely understood diseases that have reached epidemic proportions worldwide. A dose-dependent relationship exists between premature atrial...

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    Transseptal vs Retrograde Aortic Ventricular Entry to Reduce Systemic Emboli

    This study is a prospective, multicenter, randomized (1:1) controlled comparative effectiveness trial of a transseptal approach to left ventricular ablation compared to a retrograde aortic approach to prevent cerebra...

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    Prospective Assessment of Premature Ventricular Contractions Suppression in Cardiomyopathy(PAPS...

    Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) coexist in patients with heart failure (HF) and LV dysfunction. Frequent PVCs have shown to induce a reversible cardiomyopathy (PVC-CM). This clinical pilot study will enro...

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    Individualized Studies of Triggers of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

    The I-STOP-Afib study will test the comparative effectiveness of using N-of-1 trials vs. symptom surveillance alone to reduce Atrial Fibrillation (AF) episode frequency and severity and improve quality of life for AF...

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    TReatment of Pulmonary Hypertension Group II Study

    The objective of this study is to assess the safety and initial effectiveness of the TIVUS™ System when used for pulmonary artery denervation in group II PH patients through change in clinical parameters including he...

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    The HOLIDAY (HOw ALcohol InDuces Atrial TachYarrhythmias) Study

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia in the United States and it has been associated with ethanol use. Understanding how ethanol affects the electrical properties of the heart and induces ...

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    • Recent test results related to your condition
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    Related clinics

    Comprehensive Genetic Arrhythmia Program

    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 204
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic

    400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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