Pacemaker & Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) Devices

Regional Health is involved in pacemaker and automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD) device research trials. Below is more information about the purpose and who the physician (principal investigator) is for each trial. For more in-depth information on the research studies, click the blue name which will lead you to the U.S. National Institute of Health website or call (605) 718-2610.


NAVIGATE X4: Evaluation of ACUITY™ X4 Quadripolar Coronary Venous Leads and RELIANCE™ 4-FRONT Defibrillation Leads (NAVIGATE X4).

PURPOSE: The objective of the NAVIGATE X4 Clinical Study is to gather data to establish the safety, performance and effectiveness of the ACUITY™ X4 quadripolar coronary venous leads and the RELIANCE 4-FRONT™ ventricular defibrillation leads to satisfy FDA requirements for pre-market submission. Additionally, data from this study will be used to support post-market approval requirements for the ACUITY X4 and RELIANCE 4-FRONT leads.

To learn more, contact:
Black Hills
Cardiovascular Research

4150 5th Street
Rapid City, SD

(605) 755-4326

Principal Investigator
Jose M. Teixeira, MD, FACC
Cardiologist