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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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Have you had a heart attack, and do you want to help improve strategies for blood transfusion? The study is comparing two strategies for blood transfusions in heart attack patients who have anemia—whether to give a blood transfusion when the hemoglobin level is less than 10 g/dL, or to give blood only when the blood count is below 8 g/dL. To participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years old, have anemia, and be hospitalized for a heart attack. The study is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
New York
Do you have coronary heart disease, and are you interested in helping researchers improve how they treat and prevent this condition? This study is exploring new risk factors that may allow for more people with heart disease to get approved for an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), a device that can detect and stop irregular heartbeats. To participate in this study, you must be 18 years old or older and already have or be eligible for an ICD. This study takes place in Buffalo, New York.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Maryland
Do you have coronary heart disease or are you healthy and would like to participate in research? This study is comparing how well two types of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners can detect different types of heart diseases, such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, congenital heart disease, and heart valve disease. The new type of MRI scanner in this study uses less energy than a traditional scanner and may be suitable for people who have metal devices in their bodies. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Maryland
Are you interested in helping researchers understand what causes heart failure? The study is using a technique called magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) during a cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to determine whether energy metabolism is disrupted in heart failure and whether this contributes to poor heart function. To participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years old and either be healthy or have coronary artery disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, or left ventricular hypertrophy. The study is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Maryland
Are you at least 21 years old, and do you have heart failure? This study aims to better understand why heart failure can make it hard to exercise and perform daily activities. This complication is called exercise intolerance. Participants in the study will complete physical activities and then undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to look for changes in the chemicals the body uses for energy. To participate in this study, you must be at least 21 years old, diagnosed with heart failure, and be medically stable. This study is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Minnesota
Are you an adult with mild heart failure and a left bundle branch block? This study will test whether a type of pacemaker called a cardiac resynchronization device can help the heart pump more blood in people who have mild heart failure (HF) and left bundle branch block. In the study, participants will have a cardiac resynchronization device implanted. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Do you want to help find new treatments for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction? This study is testing whether a medicine called spironolactone can help treat heart failure with preserved ejection fraction when paired with the standard treatment. Spironolactone helps to remove excess water and sodium from the body. To participate in this study, you must be between 50 and 99 years old and diagnosed with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Missouri
Do you have heart failure and depression? This study aims to see whether stepped care for depression helps people who have heart failure manage their care (follow heart-healthy lifestyle recommendations and take their prescribed medicines). Participants will either receive usual care for depression or take part in cognitive behavioral therapy, where they work with a mental health counselor to learn ways to manage symptoms and cope with challenging situations. Certain participants may then be referred for antidepressant medicines. All participants will then receive heart failure education. To participate in this study, you must be at least 25 years old and diagnosed with heart failure and major depressive disorder. This study is located in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Pennsylvania
Do you have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and thyroid problems? This study will test whether hormone therapy with liothyronine is safe and effective for treating people who have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and low triiothyronine (T3) syndrome. Low T3 syndrome is a type of thyroid hormone that helps control many functions of your body. To participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years old and diagnosed with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. This study is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
New York
Are you a professional caregiver for an adult who has serious heart failure? This study is testing whether electronic educational resources, in addition to in-person training , help home aids be more knowledgeable and confident in caring for adults who have serious heart failure. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 75 years old, be employed at Visiting Nurse Service of New York's Partners in Care agency, and care for an adult who has heart failure. This study is located in New York, New York.
Adult, Older Adult