Haemodynamic Feasibility Study of Sensors Within a Tilting Table Examination

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 15, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 27, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RWTH Aachen University

Brief Summary:
This study´s aim is to explore physiological associations concerning pulse wave velocity, heart rate and blood pressure in order to make taking the blood pressure more comfortable.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Syncope Device: measurement of blood pressure

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fainting

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
syncope Device: measurement of blood pressure
measurement of pulse wave velocity

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. data about possible correlation [ Time Frame: 45 minutes ]
    Correlation between pulse wave velocity, pulse rate and blood pressure

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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 syncope

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with syncope and planned tilting table investigation
  • male and female patients aged at least 18 years
  • persons being able to understand and to follow the study stuff´s instructions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy or breast feeding
  • patients not being able to consent
  • cardiac pacemaker / defibrillator
  • illness of skin

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01831297

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

Responsible Party: RWTH Aachen University Identifier: NCT01831297     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-082
First Posted: April 15, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 27, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms