PhysioGlove Versus Clinic Electrocardiogram Comparison (CommwellPG)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2011 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 2, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 2, 2011
Information provided by:
Meir Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Comparison of the quality of the outpatient clinic electrocardiogram performed on patients sent to a cardiology consultation with a standard cable and the PhysioGlove-ES electrocardiograms performed in the cardiology clinic.

Condition or disease
Patients With Normal ECG Patients With Pathological ECG

Detailed Description:

The correct performance of a 12 lead electrocardiogram depends on the correct placement of the electrocardiogram electrodes in internationally agreed upon anatomic locations on the patient's limbs and chest. This process requires specific training and diligence on the part of the electrocardiogram performer. The literature points towards a progressive quality degradation of the electrocardiogram performance probably due to the delegation of it's performance to lesser trained individuals. This study is attempting to ascertain the quality of the electrocardiogram recordings performed in non-specialized out patient clinics.

For this purpose we will compare outpatient electrocardiograms of patients referred to a cardiological consultation with electrocardiogram's acquired using a conventional electrocardiogram cable as well as the PhysioGlove-ES by the well training cardiology clinic personnel.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Reliability of Outpatient Electrocardiogram Recordings in Patients Refered for a Cardiology Consultation
Study Start Date : August 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2012

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of the technical and diagnostic quality of outpatient clinic electrocardiogram with the on-site (cardiology consultation clinic) performed electrocardiograms [ Time Frame: Each patient will be tested once while visiting the cardiology consultation clinic. No further patient follow-up is planed. Data collection and evaluation is estimated at 6-9 months from study initiation ]
    The cardiology clinic electrocardiogram will be compared to the out-patient electrocardiogram brought by the patient to the cardiology consultant

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult male and female patients

Inclusion Criteria: all consenting male and female patients age 18-95 -

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. All patients using shirt-sizes under small mand over extra-large
  2. all patients with severe chest malformations or open wounds or contagious skin infections involving the chest and/or arms -

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01407250

Contact: Rasem Ganem, MD 972-05-24789880
Contact: Daniel David, MD 973-54-8161400

Clalit- Cardiology consult clinic Not yet recruiting
Natanya, Israel
Contact: Rasem Ganem, MD    972-52-4789880   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center

Responsible Party: Daniel David MD, Commwellmedica Ltd. Israel Identifier: NCT01407250     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Commwell PG 101
First Posted: August 2, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 2, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011