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Non-Invasive Determination of Cardiac Output by Electrical Velocimetry

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00945048
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 16, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joachim Saur, University Hospital Mannheim

Brief Summary:
The cardiac output (CO) is an important parameter in the diagnosis and therapy of cardiac diseases. The current standard methods for the determination of the CO, however, are either invasive (e.g. right heart catheterization) or technically expendable and expensive (magnetic resonance tomography, MRT). Therefore the aim of the study at hand was to evaluate the electrical velocimetry technique as a new method for determining the CO and to compare this new technique with the Inert Gas Rebreathing Method and with the Magnetic Resonance Tomography

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Cardiac Diseases Device: electrical velocimetry Device: inert gas rebreathing Device: spirometry Device: cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR)

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 220 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-Invasive Determination of Cardiac Output by Electrical Velocimetry Compared With Magnetic Resonance Tomography and Inert Gas Rebreathing Method
Study Start Date : June 2009
Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Study Completion Date : April 2012

Intervention Details:
    Device: electrical velocimetry
    determination of cardiac output by electrical velocimetry
    Device: inert gas rebreathing
    determination of cardiac output by inert gas rebreathing
    Device: spirometry
    spirometry for testing the ventilatory function
    Device: cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR)
    CMR examination which delivers the hemodynamic reference parameters



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive patients with indication for CMR
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Indication for CMR
  • Ability of following instructions for electrical velocimetry test, rebreathing test and spirometry

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Locations
Germany
1st Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
Investigators
Study Director: Joachim Saur, Dr. 1st Department of Medicine
Study Chair: Jens Kaden, Dr. 1st Department of Medicine

Responsible Party: Joachim Saur, Principal Investigator, University Hospital Mannheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00945048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-MA
First Posted: July 23, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases