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The working hypothesis is that hypertension during the first post-transplant trimester is partly explained by the patient's hypervolemia. The main objective of the single-center observational study "HTA ô Connect" is to study the relationship between hypertension and extracellular hyperhydration, thanks to repeated self-measurements of blood pressure and impedancemetry between the 30th and the 90th day post-transplant, in 150 incident kidney transplant patients from our department, the ITUN (Institute of Urology-Nephrology Transplantation). The study population involves 150 incident kidney transplant patients, presenting to the Nantes University Hospital Transplant Institute for 1 month (D30), and presenting with hypertension ≥ 140/90mmHg and not treated with a diuretic. Data collected at the patients' homes will be used to establish a relationship between blood pressure and extracellular water volume. The data collected will not be used to follow up patients who participated in the study in this first stage of exploration.


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Evaluation parameters 1. Blood pressure : - At inclusion and at the end of the study (in consultation at D30 and D90, respectively), blood pressure will be measured 3 times after a few minutes of rest in a sitting position Hypertension in consultation will be defined by values > 140/90 mmHg. - Between D30 and D90, blood pressure will be measured by self-measurement using DM-certified devices, 3 times in the morning at breakfast and in the evening before bedtime, in a sitting position after a few minutes of rest. The operation will be repeated 3 days a week (Monday to Wednesday) between the 30th and the 90th day post-transplant. Self-measurement hypertension will be defined by values > 135/85 mmHg. Self-measurement blood pressure data will be directly transmitted to the "INTEGRALIS" specialty medical record of transplant patients at the ITUN via the epatient application (https://www.idbc.fr/e-patient/). 2. Weight : - Weight will be measured only once at the inclusion consultation (D30) and at the end of the study (D90). - Between D30 and D90 the weight will be measured by self-measurement using DM certified scales. The operation will be repeated once in the morning and once in the evening at the time of blood pressure measurements, 3 days a week (Monday to Wednesday) between the 30th and the 90th day after transplantation. The data from the self-measurement of weight will be directly transmitted to the "INTEGRALIS" medical record of the transplanted patients at the ITUN 3. Impedance measurement : - At inclusion and at the end of the study in consultation, respectively at D 30 and D90, impedancemetry will be measured once - Between D30 and D90, impedancemetry measurements will be collected at the same time as blood pressure measurements at the patients' homes by self-measurement 3 times in the morning and 3 times in the evening, 3 days a week (from Monday to Wednesday) between the 30th and the 90th day after transplantation. The impedancemetry will be collected with the help of a bluetooth-connected BIODYLIFEZM self-measurement device. The impedancemetry data collected via bluetooth will be directly transmitted to the "INTEGRALIS" specialty medical record of the transplanted patients at the ITUN. ;


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NCT number NCT05039788
Study type Observational
Source Nantes University Hospital
Contact Claire Garandeau, PH
Phone 33 (0) 2.40.08.74.44
Email [email protected]
Status Not yet recruiting
Phase
Start date September 1, 2021
Completion date May 15, 2023

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