Evaluation of the BodyGuardian End-to-end Remote Monitoring Platform in an Outpatient Heart Failure Population


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 13-005607
    NCT ID: NCT01975402
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-005607

About this study

We will evaluate the end to end remote monitoring system in a less controlled environment and concurrently develop the infrastructure to support the back end of the system

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Outpatients
  • Stable NYHA Class I-III HF (defined as no admissions for > 1 year)
  • Recruited from the Mayo Heart Failure Clinic, including 15 men and 15 women
  • Age > 50 years
  • Reside in Olmsted County

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hospital admission for HF within past year
  • Dementia
  • Overall life expectancy < 1 year
  • Blindness
  • Pregnancy or women able to become pregnant
  • Skin allergy to adhesives
  • Inadequate cell phone coverage (international patients or international travel during study period)
  • Documented EF of >40%

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Lyle Olson, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Nancy Lexvold R.N.




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