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Effect of Intradialytic Electrical Muscle Stimulation and Passive Leg Mobilisation on Blood Pressure and Dialysis Efficacy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328289
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne

Brief Summary:
Hypothesis: Intradialytic blood pressure and dialysis efficacy (in terms of urea removal) improve under electrical muscle stimulation or passive leg movement on a treadmill.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypotension Device: transcutaneous muscle stimulation, treadmill Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 12 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Intradialytic Electrical Muscle Stimulation and Passive Leg Mobilisation on Blood Pressure and Dialysis Efficacy
Study Start Date : May 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Blood pressure
  2. Urea removal

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of hypotensive episodes on dialysis


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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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dialysis patients able to put legs on a treadmill

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dialysis duration shorter than 3 months

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Locations
Switzerland
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital of Berne
Berne, Switzerland, 3010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dominik Uehlinger, Prof Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital of Berne

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328289     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S12006
First Posted: May 19, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
Dialysis associated hypotension
Urea removal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypotension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases