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Validation of Electrical Cardiometry Versus Fick Method in Cardiac Output Measurement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01568619
First Posted: April 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yandong Jiang, Massachusetts General Hospital
  Purpose
The investigators would like to find out if AESCULON®, a new device that non-invasively and continuously measures cardiac output using electrical cardiometry, works as well as one existing method--Fick method in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Condition
Heart Failure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of Electrical Cardiometry Versus Fick Method to Measure Stroke Volume and Cardiac Output in Patients With or Suspected of Having Heart Failure

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Further study details as provided by Yandong Jiang, Massachusetts General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • difference in CO measurements with two methods [ Time Frame: two weeks after finishing the exercise test ]
    the true difference between the two CO measurements is 10% of the mean CO


Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2015
Primary Completion Date: October 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult patients of 18 years or older who undergo cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) with invasive hemodynamic monitoring for their routine care.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >= 18 yd;
  • Level 3 cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Proven or suspected disease involving severe aortic regurgitation;
  • Implanted with a rate-responsive cardiac pacemaker;
  • Pneumothorax or pleural effusion;
  • Skin lesion(s) at the place where the electrode is supposed to be applied;
  • Allergic to adhesive of ECG electrodes.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01568619


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yandong Jiang, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yandong Jiang, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01568619     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AESCULON
First Submitted: March 29, 2012
First Posted: April 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Keywords provided by Yandong Jiang, Massachusetts General Hospital:
cardiopulmonary exercise test
cardiac output

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases