A Study to Evaluate Correlations Between Echocardiographic Doppler and Invasively-Measured Hemodynamics of Patients Referred for Cardiac Catheterization


About this study

This study is being done to evaluate correlations between echocardiographic Doppler parameters and invasively-measured hemodynamics both at rest and during exercise in a broad cohort of patients referred for cardiac catheterization.

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:

  1. Patients referred to the cardiac catheterization laboratory for invasive right heart catheterization for any reason.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  1. Patient inability or unwillingness to undergo noninvasive echocardiography, or if echocardiography would, in the opinion of the investigator, somehow compromise the quality of data acquisition for the clinical case.

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 Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Barry Borlaug, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Yogesh Reddy M.B.B.S.


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