Pneumatic Compression Stockings During Hemodialysis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 11, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Jennifer MacRae, University of Calgary

Brief Summary:
This study aims to determine the effect of pneumatic compression devices (PCDs) on central blood volume in hemodialysis patients. We hypothesize that PCDs will help maintain central blood volume, and therefore prevent sudden decreases in blood pressure during hemodialysis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hemodialysis Device: Pneumatic Compression Stockings Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 51 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect of Pneumatic Compression Stockings on Hemodynamic Parameters in Hemodialysis Patients: A Randomized Crossover Trial
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dialysis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Pneumatic compression stockings Device: Pneumatic Compression Stockings
Thigh-high pneumatic compression stockings

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Central blood volume [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. cardiac output [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]
  2. cardiac index [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]
  3. systemic vascular resistance [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]
  4. intracellular fluid volume [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]
  5. extracellular fluid volume [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]
  6. total body water [ Time Frame: pre and post hemodialysis ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • on hemodialysis at least 3 months
  • on hemodialysis at least 3 times per week

Exclusion Criteria:

  • dialyzing with a central venous catheter
  • vascular access dysfunction
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • active medical issue
  • unable to provide informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01067170

Canada, Alberta
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 2T9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Calgary
Principal Investigator: Jennifer M MacRae, MD MSc University of Calgary

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Dr Jennifer MacRae, Director, Hemodialysis and Vascular Access, University of Calgary Identifier: NCT01067170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E-21937
First Posted: February 11, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Keywords provided by Dr Jennifer MacRae, University of Calgary:
Intradialytic hypotension