Database/Repository for Cardiac Tissue and Related Specimens - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to collect and store your medical information and specimens for use in future research studies to understand heart function and disease.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults scheduled for:
- Heart transplantation
- Ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation
-Other cardiac procedures
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
-Have heart tissue that is normally thrown away during your heart surgery collected
-Have blood samples collected before and after surgery
-Have a urine sample collected before and after surgery
-Have your medical information collected