Atrial Fibrillation/Sinus Rhythm Before and After Cardioversion

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RWTH Aachen University Identifier:
First received: January 28, 2013
Last updated: January 7, 2014
Last verified: January 2014

This study´s aim is to collect scientific data about patients with atrial inflammation by two principles of sensors measuring congestive heart failure.

Atrial Fibrillation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by RWTH Aachen University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • scientific data [ Time Frame: 1 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: August 2011
Study Completion Date: April 2012
Primary Completion Date: April 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

patients with atrial fibrillation


Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with atrial fibrillation and planned cardioversion
  • male and female patients aged at least 18 years
  • patients being able to understand and to follow the study staff´s instructions
  • signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • persons being hosted in an institution by administrative order or court injunction
  • pregnancy or breast feeding
  • persons not being able to consent
  • persons with implanted electronic devices
  • material incompatiblity
  • acute or chronic inflammation of the external or middle ear canal
  • abnormal anatomic ear canal (congenital or pathological)
  • persons in a dependent relationship to the investigator or employment contract
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01779674

Univeristy Hospital Aachen
Aachen, North Rhine Westfalia, Germany, 52074
Sponsors and Collaborators
RWTH Aachen University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: RWTH Aachen University Identifier: NCT01779674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-079
Study First Received: January 28, 2013
Last Updated: January 7, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medicianl Devices

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on April 16, 2014