Tourniquet Complications in Orthopaedic Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00212394
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: June 22, 2006
Last verified: June 2006
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to establish the number and nature of complications that we, the researchers, have with the use of a tourniquet in orthopaedic surgery in Norway.


Condition Phase
Tourniquet Complications
Paresis
Palsy
Nerve Compression
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: A Prospective, Epidemiological Study of the Incidence and Nature of Tourniquet Complications in Norway

Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: January 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005
Detailed Description:

This is a multicenter, prospective study where contact persons in 10 different hospitals throughout Norway monitor problems and complications that occur in relation with tourniquet use in orthopaedic surgery. If a complication occurs, it is documented in detail by the contact person.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients in 10 orthopaedic hospitals in Norway undergoing surgery which requires a tourniquet, from 1 january to 31 of december 2005
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00212394

Locations
Norway
St Olavs Hospital
Trondheim, Norway, 7006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Investigators
Study Director: Vilhjalmur Finsen, Profesor NTNU
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00212394     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ADOD1
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: June 22, 2006
Health Authority: Norway: Norwegian Social Science Data Services

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Tourniquet
paresis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Paresis
Muscle Weakness
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Manifestations
Pathologic Processes

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