Heart Rate Variability in White Coat Hypertension and Essential Hypertension

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Regional Hospital Holstebro
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00286884
First received: February 3, 2006
Last updated: September 8, 2006
Last verified: September 2006
  Purpose

The aim of the study is to investigate heart rate variability in patients with white coat hypertension and patients with essential hypertension.


Condition Intervention
Essential Hypertension
White Coat Hypertension
Healthy
Procedure: Monitoring of heart rate variability

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Regional Hospital Holstebro:

Estimated Enrollment: 65
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 30-70 years
  • office BP >150/95 mmHg and 24-h ambulatory BP =/>135/85 mmHg
  • office BP >150/95 mmHg and 24-h ambulatory BP <135/85 mmHg
  • office BP <150/95 mmHg and 24-h ambulatory BP <135/85 mmHg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical signs of disease of the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, brain or endocrine organs
  • neoplastic disease
  • daily use of medicine
  • alcohol abuse
  • abnormal laboratory screening including blood-hemoglobin, blood-white cell count, plasma-creatinine, plasma-alanine-amino-transaminases, plasma-albumin, plasma-sodium, plasma-potassium, urinary glucose, urinary albumin; electrocardiogram
  • pregnancy
  • unwillingness to participate
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00286884

Locations
Denmark
Department of Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital
Holstebro, Denmark, 7500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Regional Hospital Holstebro
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Line B Madsen, MD Regional Hospital Holstebro
Study Chair: Erling B Pedersen, MD Regional Hospital Holstebro
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00286884     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MED.RES.HOS.2003.01.LBM
Study First Received: February 3, 2006
Last Updated: September 8, 2006
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
White Coat Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014