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

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00328289
First received: May 18, 2006
Last updated: January 12, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
  Purpose

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 Intervention
Hypotension
Device: transcutaneous muscle stimulation, treadmill

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Intradialytic Electrical Muscle Stimulation and Passive Leg Mobilisation on Blood Pressure and Dialysis Efficacy

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure
  • Urea removal

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of hypotensive episodes on dialysis

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328289     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S12006
Study First Received: May 18, 2006
Last Updated: January 12, 2011
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypotension
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases

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