Measuring Cardiovascular Stress in Patients on Hemodialysis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01267617
Verified December 2010 by West Penn Allegheny Health System. Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
To determine if proprietary software that uses pulse-wave analysis to interpret the output of a conventional pulse-oximeter, can predict the onset of circulatory stress, before changes in blood pressure and pulse occur, in patients undergoing outpatient hemodialysis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Outpatients receiving hemodialysis at a single center
Patients having regular outpatient dialysis treatments
Patients who are willing and able to provide informed consent
Patients who do not wish to participate
Patients with contraindications to attachment of monitoring devices
Patients with skin rash or hypersensitivity to the adhesive sensors