Value of 6-minute Walk Test in Grown Ups With Congenital Heart Defects (GUCH)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02193243
: July 17, 2014
Last Update Posted
: December 16, 2014
Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Klinik für Kardiologie, Pneumologie und Angiologie, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf
The six-minute walk test is an established submaximal exercise test. Its role in examination of grown-up patients with congenital heart disease (GUCH) is not studied so far. Objective of this study was a comparison of the 6MWT with other established parameters of functional capacity, in grown-up patients with GUCH.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patient with Congenital Heart Disease
congenital heart defect
> 18 years
mental or physical incapability of exercise testing
non-cardiac limitations of physical capacity, as e.g. orthopedic diseases or febrile infections