A Study Testing the Philips Scanner Technology for Reliable Respiratory Assessment


  • 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: 14-009467
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-009467

About this study

The purpose of this study is to test the Philips Camera bar code scanner with actual patients, to assess its effectiveness in measuring breaths inspite of common obstructions.

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

  • Minimum age of 4 years
  • Have heart disease e.g.
    • Heart failure
    • Valve disease
  • Have chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Have a variety of conditions e.g
    • Advanced age
    • Post-surgery
    • Etc

Exclusion Criteria

  • Not able to sign consent
  • Pregnancy

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Amine Issa Ph.D.