Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome in Children Database

Protocol Description

The purpose of this 10-year observational multi-center database study is to provide information about the outcomes of children with symptomatic and asymptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and to improve risk assessment using clinical and invasive electrophysiologic study data. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a rare condition in which an extra electrical pathway in the heart can cause rapid heartbeat.

Eligibility Criteria

The study will evaluate cases where of patients with a diagnosis of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who are being followed at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Males and Females: Birth through age 21


There are no requirements for participants. Clinical data is taken from the medical record for review and analysis.
Visits: None required
Duration: Not applicable

Status: Enrolls from Current Patient Cases

Source(s) of Support

Fischerkeller Grant

Primary Investigator

Gaurav Arora, MD

Contact Information

For more information about the study, please contact:
Maggie Abraham, Clinical Research Coordinator