Exercise Group for Aortic Dissection

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MDAortic DissectionSupervised Exercise Regiment - Behavioral
18 - 88
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will assess the safety & benefits of aerobic exercise for people who have had an aortic dissection. It will also look at how exercise affects their quality of life, functional fitness & outcomes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Aortic Dissection

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Number of aortic related hospitalization
3 months
Aortic Shear Stress
Health related Quality of Life (HRQOL) scores
Maximal oxygen consumption during Exercise (V02 Max)
Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE) scores

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Exercise Group
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

5 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Exercise Group · No Placebo Group · N/A

Exercise Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Supervised Exercise Regiment · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Maryland, BaltimoreLead Sponsor
619 Previous Clinical Trials
356,709 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Maryland, College ParkOTHER
143 Previous Clinical Trials
42,172 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 88 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You had a tear in the main blood vessel in your body (aortic dissection) more than 90 days ago.
You have had surgery or other treatment for a tear in the wall of your aorta.
You are able to participate in basic physical activity and exercise.

Frequently Asked Questions

Could elderly participants be included in this investigation?

"According to the study's requirements, participants must be between 18 and 88 years of age." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there still open slots available to volunteer for this research?

"Confirmed, this research endeavour is currently looking for participants. It was first published on March 7th of 2023 and underwent an edit as recent as the 6th day of that same month." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the current participant maximum for this trial?

"Correct. Clinicaltrials.gov documents suggest that this medical study is actively enrolling patients, with 5 people needed from 2 different trial sites. The research was initially published on March 7th 2023 and updated for the last time one day prior on March 6th 2023." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is my profile suitable for enrollment in this investigation?

"This clinical trial is recruiting 5 patients aged between 18 and 88 with a history of aortic dissection beyond 90 days from the acute event who have previously been managed surgically or non-surgically. In addition, participants must be able to consent; undergo moderate activity levels; communicate effectively and remember instructions given by medical staff." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.