Find NHLBI Clinical Trials

Search selected NHLBI-supported clinical trials and observational studies by condition, location, or age group. You can also view the complete list of NHLBI-funded studies at ClinicalTrials.gov.

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Recruiting
Georgia
Did you recently give birth to a very low birth weight infant? The study is investigating how anemia and red blood cell transfusions affect oxygen levels in the digestive tract of very low birth weight infants. To participate in this study, your newborn must have had a very low birth weight and be within seven days of birth. The study is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia.
Child
Recruiting
Are you scheduled for a stem cell transplant with cord blood? This study will assess the safety and effectiveness of certain cord blood transplants. The study will help researchers learn the best methods for collecting, storing, and using cord blood in transplants. To participate in this study, you must have a disorder that compromises your body’s ability to make blood cells. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
All Ages
Recruiting
Georgia
Would you like to donate blood for a study of stored red blood cells? This study is evaluating how blood donors affect the stability of stored red blood cells. After collecting a blood sample from a healthy donor, researchers treat the red blood cells with a B vitamin called biotin and then store the sample. After about 1 week, some of the cells are transfused back into the donor to check how many of the red blood cells are still healthy after storage. After a few more weeks, more of the stored cells are transfused and tested again. To participate, your blood must meet certain requirements and you must be healthy, 18 years old or older, and weigh at least 110 pounds. This study is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Georgia
Is your child undergoing heart surgery for congenital heart disease? This study aims to help researchers better understand the developing heart and what controls the strength of its beats by comparing it to adult hearts. Researchers will study small pieces of the heart that are removed as a normal part of surgery or repair for children with congenital heart disease. To participate in this study, your child must be undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and be 18 years old or younger. The study is located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Child, Adult
Recruiting
Are you 65 years old or older, and do you have severe primary mitral regurgitation? This condition — also called degenerative mitral regurgitation — happens when there is a problem with the mitral valve itself or its supporting tissue, leading to a leaky valve. This study is comparing the safety and effectiveness of two different ways of repairing the mitral valve: transcatheter edge-to-edge repair and surgical repair. To participate in this study, your healthcare provider must determine that you are a candidate for both mitral valve transcatheter edge-to-edge repair and surgical repair. This study takes place in multiple locations across the United States and Canada.
Older Adult
Recruiting
Georgia
Do you have cardiomyopathy that has led to moderate or severe mitral regurgitation? This study is exploring the best surgical technique to repair mitral regurgitation by comparing two procedures called undersizing mitral annuloplasty (UMA) and papillary muscle approximation (PMA). A UMA is a common procedure that involves implanting a prosthetic ring onto the mitral valve to stop the valve from leaking. A PMA is a newer technique in which a suture draws together the two muscles that connect the mitral valve to the heart muscle prior to performing UMA. To participate in this study, you must be 18 years old or older and have never had a mitral valve repair procedure. This study takes place in Atlanta, Georgia.
Adult, Older Adult