The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of functional electrical stimulation
associated with inspiratory muscle training on functional capacity and quality of life in
heart failure patients.
Other: Combined training
Other: Electrical stimulation
Other: Inspiratory muscle training
Other: Control group
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01325597
Ages eligible for Study
30 Years to 70 Years
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Patients with stable heart failure and New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II-IV
Aged 30-70 years
Left ventricular ejection fraction less than 35% determined by echocardiography and optimized pharmacological treatment (unchanged 1 month prior to study)
Patients with unstable heart failure
NYHA class I
Unstable angina pectoris and ventricular arrhythmia
Implanted cardiac pacemaker
Acute pulmonary diseases
Chronic renal failure or dialysis
Acute myocardial infarction 3 months before the inclusion in the study
Acute inflammatory diseases
Peripheral vascular disease
Malignancies or being an active smoker
All locations for NCT01325597
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul/Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 90.620-000
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01325597. The sponsor of the trial is Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul and it is looking for 60 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation and Inspiratory Muscle Training in Heart Failure Patients: Randomized Clinical Trial
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