Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury in the Human: An Observational Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2008 by Lawson Health Research Institute.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Lawson Health Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00229047
First received: September 27, 2005
Last updated: December 18, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
  Purpose

We, the researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute, propose to investigate the impact of surgical ischemia and reperfusion on skeletal muscle microcirculation using a hand-held microscope.


Condition
Ischemia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury in the Human: An Observational Study

Further study details as provided by Lawson Health Research Institute:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Vein Stripping
Patients undergoing elective varicose vein stripping in our vascular OR. Observe circulation in the exposed soleus/gastrocnemius muscle.

Detailed Description:

We propose to investigate the impact of surgical ischemia and reperfusion on skeletal muscle microcirculation using a hand-held microscope.

  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 routine and elective varicose vein stripping.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing femoral distal bypass procedures for chronic limb ischemia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any severe comorbid conditions (i.e., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD])
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Amit Badhwar, PhD 519.685.8500 amit.badhwar@uwo.ca
Contact: Marge Lovell, RN 519.685.8500 marg.lovell@lhsc.on.ca

Locations
Canada, Ontario
Lawson Health Research Institute Recruiting
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 4G5
Contact: Amit Badhwar, PhD    519.685.8500    amit.badhwar@uwo.ca   
Sub-Investigator: Amit Badhwar, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lawson Health Research Institute
Investigators
Study Director: Amit Badhwar, PhD Scientist
Principal Investigator: Tom Forbes, MD Vascular Surgeon
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. T. Forbes, Lawson Health Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00229047     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R-05-133, 11268E
Study First Received: September 27, 2005
Last Updated: December 18, 2008
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by Lawson Health Research Institute:
Ischemic Preconditioning
Microvascular Perfusion
Inflammation
Ischemia and Reperfusion
Chronic Limb Ischemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ischemia
Reperfusion Injury
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Postoperative Complications

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