Last updated on February 2018

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation During Hemodialysis in Peripheral Muscle Strength and Exercise Capacity


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Renal Diseases | Hemodialysis | Chronic renal failure | chronic renal insufficiency | Chronic Kidney Diseases | Nephropathy
  • Age: Between 18 - 89 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with CKD diagnostic who are on dialysis regularly for at least 6 months, stable and under medical supervision.
  • Patients without uncontrolled hypertension, recent ischemic heart disease (3 months or less), unstable angina and severe cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Patients without diseases that limit the electrical stimulation protocol (respiratory, orthopedic and / or neurological).
  • Patients who do not do any form of physical training or who have been held for more than six months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to perform any of the study assessments (lack of understanding or collaboration).
  • Recent decompensation of the clinical picture with or without hospitalization.
  • Presence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD or emphysema), musculoskeletal diseases that impede the realization of assessments and training protocol.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension, recent ischemic heart disease (3 months or less), unstable angina and severe cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Abnormal sensitivity in the lower limbs.

Recruitment Status: Open


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