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Acoustic Cardiographic Assessment of Heart Function in Comparison to Doppler-echocardiography

2014-08-27 03:35:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In this study, the investigators sought to determine whether an acoustic cardiographic assessment of heart function is equivalent to Doppler-echocardiography in patients who are treated with cardio-toxic cytostatic agents.

Description

Patients receiving cardio-toxic cytostatic agents are examined by Doppler-echocardiography and acoustic cardiography before, during, and after the cytostatic treatment. Doppler-echocardiography measures ejection fraction, TDI, speckle tracking, and further parameters. Acoustic cardiography (Audicor, Inovise Medical Inc., Portland, USA) simultaneously integrates heart sounds and single-channel electrocardiography input to generate multiple parameters that correlate to established hemodynamic measures. Heart function as assessed by Doppler-echocardiography is then compared to the heart function as assessed by Audicor ECG.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Heart Failure, Congestive

Intervention

Doppler-echocardiography and acoustic cardiography

Location

Kantonsspital Luzern, Department of Cardiology
Luzern
Switzerland
6000

Status

Completed

Source

Luzerner Kantonsspital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:35:42-0400

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