Use of Laser Speckle to Study Cutaneous Blood Flow at Exercise in Healthy Subjects (Speckle-move)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 29, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 1, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Angers

Brief Summary:
We aim to test the hypothesis that Laser speckle contrast imaging allows for the measurement of cutaneous blood flow during exercise.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Microcirculation Other: tourniquet ischemia

Detailed Description:
Ischemia and post occlusive reactive hyperhemia in the skin is tested in healthy normal subjects at rest and during cycle exercise.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation Chez Des Sujets Sains d'Une Nouvelle Technique d'étude de la Microcirculation cutanée
Study Start Date : June 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2012

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
healthy volunteers Other: tourniquet ischemia
Recording of cutaneous blood flow on the forearm at rest and during cycle exercise 50W before and following tourniquet ischemia
Other Names:
  • laser doppler flowmetry
  • Transcutaneous PO2
  • Near infra-red spectrometry

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy volunteers

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers
  • Affiliation to the French health system

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any disease or chronic treatment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01152008

University Hospital
Angers, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers
Principal Investigator: Guillaume MAHE, MD University Hospital in Angers

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Angers Identifier: NCT01152008     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHU P 2010-05
First Posted: June 29, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2017
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Angers:
laser flowmetry