Atrial Fibrillation/Sinus Rhythm Before and After Cardioversion

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 30, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 8, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RWTH Aachen University

Brief Summary:
This study´s aim is to collect scientific data about patients with atrial inflammation by two principles of sensors measuring congestive heart failure.

Condition or disease
Atrial Fibrillation

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2012

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. scientific data [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with atrial fibrillation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with atrial fibrillation and planned cardioversion
  • male and female patients aged at least 18 years
  • patients being able to understand and to follow the study staff´s instructions
  • signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • persons being hosted in an institution by administrative order or court injunction
  • pregnancy or breast feeding
  • persons not being able to consent
  • persons with implanted electronic devices
  • material incompatiblity
  • acute or chronic inflammation of the external or middle ear canal
  • abnormal anatomic ear canal (congenital or pathological)
  • persons in a dependent relationship to the investigator or employment contract

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01779674

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: RWTH Aachen University Identifier: NCT01779674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-079
First Posted: January 30, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 8, 2014
Last Verified: January 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes