Airway IgA: Respiratory Tract IgA Levels in Anesthetized Patients Undergoing Elective Surgical Procedures

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00205361
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: October 16, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to determine the variability of airway IgA levels in anesthetized, well-nourished and malnourished patients undergoing elective general surgical procedures and the effect of gender and race on this baseline variable. The hypothesis is that airway IgA levels are lower in malnourished than in well-nourished patients.


Condition
Healthy
Malnutrition

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Respiratory Tract IgA Levels in Anesthetized Patients Undergoing Elective Surgical Procedures

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: January 2002
Study Completion Date: October 2011
Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
well-nourished
2
malnourished

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

patients undergoing surgery with general anesthesia

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Undergoing surgery via general anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a history of asthma or documented airway irritability
  • Patients who have undergone previous pulmonary resection
  • Patients receiving cardiac medications for arrhythmias.
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Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Kudsk, MD University of Wisconsin Medical School
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205361     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-027
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: October 16, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders

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