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Influence of PESF on Oxygen Saturation, Quality of Life and Exercise Capacity in COPD

2019-01-15 13:04:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The effect of PESF (Pulsating Electrostatic Field) on the oxygen saturation, quality of life and the exercise capacity will be studied in a randomized, dubbel blind, placebo-controlled parallel design with 32 COPD patients GOLD III and IV with a oxygen saturation below or equal to 90%.

The patients will be treated with three 30-minute PESF- or placebo-sessions distributed over 5 days.

Directly before the first session, oxygen saturation, quality of life (CCQuestionnaire), exercise capacity (6-MWT and grip strength) and phase angle (BIA) will be measured and compared to the results directly after the third session. Oxygen saturation is also monitored during 24 hours after each session.

Study Design

Conditions

COPD

Intervention

Pulsating Electrostatic Field, SHAM Pulsating Electrostatic Field

Location

Tjongerschans
Heerenveen
Friesland
Netherlands
8441 PW

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Medical Center Groningen

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