Rehabilitation, Quality of Life, and Exercise Tolerance in Patients With an ICD

2014-08-27 03:43:44 | BioPortfolio


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

Study Design

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

Results (where available)

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