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Haemodynamic Feasibility Study of Sensors Within a Tilting Table Examination

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RWTH Aachen University Identifier:
First received: January 29, 2013
Last updated: November 26, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
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 Intervention
Syncope Device: measurement of blood pressure

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

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Further study details as provided by RWTH Aachen University:

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

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
syncope Device: measurement of blood pressure
measurement of pulse wave velocity


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 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: NCT01831297

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

Responsible Party: RWTH Aachen University Identifier: NCT01831297     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-082
Study First Received: January 29, 2013
Last Updated: November 26, 2013

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