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Methodological Issues and Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging (METHODO-LSCI)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Angers Identifier:
First received: August 7, 2012
Last updated: June 13, 2016
Last verified: June 2016
Microcirculation, especially skin microcirculation, is a window towards systemic vascular function in magnitude and underlying mechanisms. Different techniques have been developed to assess the microcirculation. Among these techniques, laser technology is used to perform non-invasive microvascular assessments. Although this technique is widely used, different methodological issues remain. This study aims at defining the way to use lasers for clinical use.

Microvascular Function

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Methodological Issues of Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging for Studying Microcirculation.

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Angers:

Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: June 2012
Study Completion Date: March 2016
Primary Completion Date: September 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Healthy subjects


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Residents of France

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > 18years old
  • subject without any known cardiovascular disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01664572

University Hospital
Angers cedex 9, France, 49933
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers