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Heart Rate Variability in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2011 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 22, 2010
Last updated: April 21, 2011
Last verified: March 2011

National Taiwan University Hospital is the leading center for care of patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The predictable factors associated with outcomes are still lacking in patients with the ECMO support. The aim of this study is to collect the electrical signals stored in the monitor of intensive care units (ICUs), which are analyzed by the bio-informatics software. The pre-, peri-, and post-ECMO heart rate variability, including linear and non-linear analysis is calculated to address the association with outcomes of patients with ECMO. In addition, we collected the demographics, body temperature, respiratory rate, and blood pressure to investigate the causes of heart rate variability.

Heart Rate Variability

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Clinical Application of Multimodal Physiological Signal Analysis in Critical Ill Patients Depending on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Inclusion criteria:Adults patients (aged older than 18 years; less than 90 years old) used ECMO for cardiopulmonary support

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Patients used illicit drugs
  2. Patients received heart transplantation
  3. Patients have the history of arrhythmia

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with the support of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults patients (aged > 18 years; less than 90 years old) used ECMO for cardiopulmonary support

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients used illicit drugs
  • Patients received heart transplantation
  • Patients have the history of arrhythmia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01247727

Contact: Jin-Ming Wu, M.D. 886-0972653213

National Taiwan University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Jin-Ming Wu, M.D.    886-0972653213   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Chair: Wen-Je Ko, M.D., Ph.D. National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Wen-Je Ko/National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT01247727     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201010075R
Study First Received: November 22, 2010
Last Updated: April 21, 2011
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Heart rate variability
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