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Earbud technology to diagnose common cardiac conditions

Trial ID:
Sanjeev Bhavnani, MD
This study is being done to validate the use of an experimental infrasound earbud technology in diagnosing cardiac conditions. The gold standard for diagnosing cardiac conditions is the use of ultrasound technology and invasive cardiac catheterization. The goal of this study is to see if the infrasound earbud technology can be used as a potential non-invasive diagnostic test.

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must:
  • Be scheduled for a catheterization procedure to investigate cardiac conditions
  • Be willing to wear earbuds during the procedure and echocardiogram
  • Have a normal sinus rhythm

Exclusion Criteria

Patients must not:
  • Known history of carotid disease
  • Moderate valvular disease
  • Have any implantable devices (Pacemaker, ICD, CardioMems, TENS unit, continuous glucose monitor, etc.)
  • Active arrhythmia
  • Hearing aides

Additional Info

  • This is not a treatment study. The study visit will take place during your regular clinical visit for diagnostic testing at Anderson Medical Pavilion, Scripps La Jolla.

Contact Info:

  • Clinical Research Services
  • CRSLeadership@scrippshealth.org