Comparison of Nexfin Pulse Contour Analysis and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Measurement of Cardiac Output

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joachim Saur, University Hospital Mannheim Identifier:
First received: July 9, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2012
History: No changes posted
A growing interest in monitoring cardiac output (CO) non-invasively has emerged, however its determination has been difficult using the standard approaches. The aim of the study is to evaluate the accuracy and precision of pulse contour analysis (PCA) as compared to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR).

Cardiac Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Is Arterial Pulse Contour Analysis Using Nexfin a New Option in the Non-invasive Measurement of Cardiac Output? - A Pilot Study

Further study details as provided by Universitätsmedizin Mannheim:

Enrollment: 39
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Hemodynamically stable patients undergoing CMR

Inclusion Criteria:

  • indication for CMR

Exclusion Criteria:

  • contraindication for CMR
  • claustrophobia
  • no consent obtained
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01639313

Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
Mannheim, Germany, 68259
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Joachim Saur, Principal Investigator, University Hospital Mannheim Identifier: NCT01639313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PCA_CMR_MA
Study First Received: July 9, 2012
Last Updated: July 9, 2012
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2015