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Pneumatic Sleeves and Congestive Heart Failure (Sleeves-Bickel)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2012
Last updated: September 19, 2012
Last verified: September 2012

Based on the reversal of the adverse cardiovascular parameters during Laproscopic Surgery and its influence on cardiac activity in healthy subjects, the investigators expect to improved cardiac function in patients suffering from congestive heart failure.

Condition Intervention
Congestive Heart Failure
Device: Intermittent Sequntial Pnumatic Compression Leg Sleeves

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: The Impact of Intermittent Sequential Pneumatic Compression (ISPC) Leg Sleeves on Cardiac Performance in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure

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Further study details as provided by Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiac Output

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Systemic vascular resistance

Other Outcome Measures:
  • Stroke volume

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pneumatic Sleeves Device: Intermittent Sequntial Pnumatic Compression Leg Sleeves
Experimental: Congestive Heart Failure Patients Device: Intermittent Sequntial Pnumatic Compression Leg Sleeves


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • CHF (as clinically evaluated and asessed by TTE)
  • Gave informed consent
  • NYHA Class II-III
  • LVEF equal or less than 40%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who could not sign informed consent
  • NYHA Class IV
  • Oxygen saturation less than 90% under room air
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01691417

Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya, Israel, 22100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya Identifier: NCT01691417     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Sleeves-Bickel
Study First Received: September 9, 2012
Last Updated: September 19, 2012
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases processed this record on November 20, 2014