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Comparison Between Internal and External Chest Impedance Measurement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296282
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2011 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 15, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
To compare two methods of chest impedance: the Medtronics Optivol Measurement via CRT pacemakers for patients with heart failure and external non-invasive measurement

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Heart Failure Device: Medronics CRT Optivol Impedance Measurement Device: External Thoracic Impedance Measurement

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Heart failure patients Device: Medronics CRT Optivol Impedance Measurement
Pacemaker

Device: External Thoracic Impedance Measurement



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. External measurement of chest impedance can be effective in monitoring heart failure patients [ Time Frame: Three years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with heart failure with CRT pacemaker
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • CRT-implanted patients with heart failure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All others

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Contacts
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Contact: Mark Kazatsker, MD 972-4-630-4656 markk@hy.health.gov.il

Locations
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Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Principal Investigator: Mark Kazatsker, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Dr. Mark Kazatsker, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296282    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0094-10-HYMC
First Posted: February 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 15, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases