Hydration Status of Patients Suffering from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Using InBody 770®

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the hydration status via body impedance of patients suffering from postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with POTS at Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  • Patients actively being seen at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  • POTS patients age 18-30
  • Able and willing to give informed consent
  • Able to speak English
  • Able to stand still, with arms by side for two minutes

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Diagnoses of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or dementia
  • Individuals who decline to participate in the study
  • Individuals who are pregnant
  • Individuals with large amounts of metal in their bodies
  • Individuals who have a pacemaker, defibrillator, artificial lung, artificial heart, electrocardiograph, or nerve stimulator
  • Individuals having radioactive iodine thyroid treatment
  • Individuals who have had a nuclear medicine study or a barium radiograph within the last five days

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Arya Mohabbat, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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