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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
Do you have a ventricular arrhythmia? This study aims to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of low-energy shocks for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. This approach will be tested during a catheter ablation or placement of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 75 years old. This study is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Austin, Texas.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Do you or your child have severe sickle cell disease and also know a half-matched bone marrow donor? This study is seeking to improve bone marrow transplantation success from half-matched donors by testing a different conditioning procedure that uses a variety of medicines to prepare for the transplant. To participate in this study, you must be 15 to 45 years old and have severe sickle cell disease or have a child 5 to 14 years old who has had a stroke. This study is located in many sites across the United States, including Miami, Florida, and St. Louis, Missouri.
Child, Adult
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
Did you develop atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery? Did you develop atrial fibrillation after a coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery? This study is looking at how well oral anticoagulation medicines work to prevent complications, such as blood clots and heart attack, for patients who experience post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF). This study is in multiple locations around the country.
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
Do you or your child have dilated cardiomyopathy? This study aims to investigate the genetic causes of dilated cardiomyopathy to improve early diagnosis and prevention. To participate in this study, you or your child can be any age but must have dilated cardiomyopathy. This study takes place at multiple locations across the United States.
All Ages
Recruiting
Are you an adult with sickle cell disease who’s recently had a vaso-occlusive episode? This study investigates better ways for emergency departments (EDs) to manage vaso-occlusive episodes, or pain crises, in people with sickle cell disease. This study is incorporating “Individualized Pain Plans” into patients’ electronic health records to allow for faster and more accurate treatment in the ED. To participate in this study, you must be between the ages of 18 and 45 and have sickle cell disease. You must also have had at least one visit to a participating ED in the past 90 days due to pain from a vaso-occlusive episode and at least one visit at the study site sickle cell disease clinic within the past 12 months. This study takes place in multiple locations in the United States.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Are you or your child between the ages of 3 and 21 and experiencing pain episodes? This study tests a treatment called arginine therapy for pain episodes in children with sickle cell disease. Researchers are investigating how safe and effective this treatment is, as well as how arginine is metabolized in the body and its effects on cells. To participate in this study, you or your child must have sickle cell disease and pain that requires medical attention. This study takes place in multiple locations in the United States.
Child, Adult
Recruiting
Do you or your child have severe sickle cell disease? This study tests the rate of event-free survival 2 years after receiving a haploidentical bone marrow transplantation. A haploidentical transplant is also called a half-matched transplant. Participants of this study will also have to take certain medicines, including thymoglobulin, cyclophosphamide, fludarabine, and thiotepa. To participate in this study, you or your child must be between 5 and 45 years old. This study takes place in multiple locations across the United States.
Child, Adult