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Exercise Training in ICD Recipients; Effect on Therapy Delivered, Depression and Anxiety

2014-08-27 03:17:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Interventional study in patients with ICD. Controlled, open intervention with exercise training. Assessment of changes in physiological and psychological parameters.

Description

ICD therapy with DC shock is associated with impaired quality of life and development of anxiety and depression. In a selected group of patients with ICD the intervention with organized high intensity training is evaluated. Peak VO2, inflammatory profile, performed interventions by the ICD and psychological profile is assessed. In addition a qualitative evaluation using interviews is performed.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ventricular Tachycardia

Intervention

Exercise training

Location

Stavanger Health Research
Stavanger
Norway

Status

Recruiting

Source

Stavanger University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:04-0400

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