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Not Invasive Monitoring at Cardiac Recompensation

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RWTH Aachen University Identifier:
First received: January 22, 2013
Last updated: January 7, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
The aim of this study is to find out if data can be provided by external sensor technology which is suitable for controlling the therapy of patients with cardiac recompensation.

Cardiac Recompensation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by RWTH Aachen University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • suitable Data [ Time Frame: 15 minutes per day and per patient, 3-5 days, at most 14 days ]

Enrollment: 49
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with cardiac recompensation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with acute or chronic cardiac decompensation with and without pulmonary oedema
  • male and female patients aged at least 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy or breast feeding
  • implanted pacemaker / CRT / ICD exept Medtronic OptiVol
  • patients being unable to consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01775306

Univeristy Hospital Aachen
Aachen, North Rhine Westfalia, Germany, 52074
Sponsors and Collaborators
RWTH Aachen University
  More Information

Responsible Party: RWTH Aachen University Identifier: NCT01775306     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-081
Study First Received: January 22, 2013
Last Updated: January 7, 2014 processed this record on August 17, 2017