The Effect of Physical Therapy Intervention in Patients With Left Ventricular Assistive Device on Physical Function (LVAD)

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National Taiwan University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Left Ventricular Assist Device
Physical Therapy

Treatments

Other: physical therapy

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03636815
201803106RIND

Details and patient eligibility

About

To retrospectively investigate the effect of physical therapy intervention on improving physical function of patients post left ventricular assist device (LVAD) through electronic medical record survey

Full description

Method: Using portable electronic medical record system in National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), retrospectively survey medical record of patients who underwent left ventricular assist device (LVAD) operation in NTUH, compare improvement among those who had received physical therapy intervention and those who hadn't. Inclusion criteria: aged older than 20 years old; diagnosed with heart failure and need LVAD implantation Progress: Note down patients' clinical signs and symptoms, drug usage, imaging findings, physical therapy intervention details, and recovery of functional status. Physical therapy intervention details include: onset symptoms, history, treatment frequency, treatment type, any signs and symptoms during treatment progress and recovery of functional status post physical therapy.

Enrollment

62 patients

Sex

All

Ages

20+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosed with heart failure, need left ventricular assist device intervention
  • Over 20 years old
  • Received physical therapy intervention

Exclusion criteria

N/A

Trial contacts and locations

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