Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
RELAX-ICD Trial/Research Study; Quality of Life/Protocol No.P-KARE-01: A 3-month outpatient rehabilitation therapy and psychological counselling including informative talks with conventional therapy, by a cardiologist or general practitioner after implantation of an internal cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in adult patients, whereby the effects of three different strategies are compared. Study hypothesis: the rehabilitation programme will be beneficial in the management of any psychological problems possibly as a result from the intervention, and will help to overcome anxiety, and contribute to improved quality of life.
University Hospital Inselspital Berne,Switzerland: Site Nr. 1 - Jean-Paul Schmid, MD, ... recruiting / Virga Jesseziekenhuis,Hasselt, Belgium: Site No. 2 - Paul Dendale,MD,.... recruiting / Medical University of Gdansk, Poland, Site No. 3 - Dominika Zielinska,PhD,.... recruiting / Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussel, Belgium: Site No. 4 - Christian Brohet,MD Prof.... recruiting / State Hospital for Cardiology, Balantonfüred, Hungary: Site No. 5 - Gabor Veress, MD Prof, ...recruiting
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Heart Patients After ICD Implantation
University Hospital (Inselspital) Berne
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:44-0400
The main aim of this randomized study was to evaluate the effect of educational intervention on patients with heart failure and their care-giver with regard to patients' prognosis.
The purpose of this study is to develop, implement and undertake a preliminary evaluation of a psychoeducational intervention for managing a cancer-related symptom cluster including pain, ...
The objective of the study is to demonstrate that in patients with chronic heart failure who receive optimal medical treatment for this condition and have indication for Cardiac Resynchron...
The study aims to explore the effectiveness of psycho-behavioral intervention on depressive symptoms among older adults with chronic heart failure. Meanwhile, the effect on cardiac functio...
Heart failure patients living in rural areas usually do not have adequate access to formal heart failure management programs. This study will compare two versions of an educational interve...
Berlin Heart EXCOR devices (BHED) are ventricular assist devices (VAD) used mainly as a bridge to heart transplantation (HT) in pediatric population. The aim of our study is to report the infections d...
We performed a systematic review of the literature to analyze the effect on readmission rates of multifactorial educational interventions at the moment of discharge from the hospital and telephone fol...
To evaluate the effects of an educational board game on heart failure (HF) patients' knowledge and self-care behavior.
Here we describe the first implantation of the novel bicavally anchored Tricento® transcatheter heart valve via transvenous transfemoral access in a 74-year-old woman with severe tricuspid regurgitat...
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is a common procedure in patients with end-stage heart failure. Although optimal fluid management is essential for acceptable postoperative treatment...
A specialty which deals with the interrelationship of physical, psychological, social, behavioral, and ethical aspects of cancer. Psycho-oncology examines the behavioral and psychosocial factors that may influence the course of the disease, cancer risk, prevention, and detection.
Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.
Inflammation of the ENDOCARDIUM caused by BACTERIA that entered the bloodstream. The strains of bacteria vary with predisposing factors, such as CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS; HEART VALVE DISEASES; HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION; or intravenous drug use.
Enlargement of the HEART, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both HEART VENTRICLES or HEART ATRIA. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HEART FAILURE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.
Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
Anxiety is caused by stress. It is a natural reaction, and is beneficial in helping us deal with tense situations and pressure. It is deterimental when is becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations. The most common types of anxiety di...
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...
Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Blood Cardiovascular Dialysis Hypertension Stent Stroke Vascular Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation including coronary heart disease (angina...