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Pedometers and Walking Tests for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

2019-01-24 14:56:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Concordance between walking tests and pedometer data may seem like a logical outcome for pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients. However, many individuals have discordant results: results much worse or better during an in-hospital walking test as compared to real life activity.

The primary objective of this study is: to determine variables associated with discordance between the distance walked during an in-hospital 6-minute walking test (6MWT) and the average distance travelled per day (observed over a period of 28 days (2 × 14 days) using a pedometer) among PH patients.

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Secondarily, the discordance between 6MWT results versus total pedometer recorded distance and versus maximum daily pedometer-recorded distance will be similarly studied. We will also search for variables associated with progression free survival. The relationships between pedometer data and self-reported dyspnea variation will be studied. Factorial analysis may be used to study the overall view of variable correlations and patient similarity/dissimilarity.

Study Design

Conditions

Hypertension, Pulmonary

Intervention

Pedometer, 6 minute walking test

Location

Arnaud de Villeneuve Hospital
Montpellier
France
34295

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Montpellier

Results (where available)

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