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A Non-invasive Approach to the Assessment of Volume Status in Mechanically Ventilated Septic Patients.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00398736
First received: November 13, 2006
Last updated: July 14, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
  Purpose

To evaluate the use of sonographic inferior caval vein assessment in mechanically ventilated septic patients.

Volume assessment in mechanically ventilated patients with inflammation is of major importance to guide fluid therapy. The researchers investigated whether measurement of caval vein diameter correlates with invasively assessed volume-based hemodynamic parameters.


Condition Intervention Phase
Severe Sepsis
Septic Shock
Procedure: sonographic measurement of inferior caval vein diameter
Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Critically ill patients with sepsis

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18-90
  • presence of severe sepsis and septic shock
  • invasive hemodynamic monitoring using the picco system
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00398736

Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joerg C Dr. Schefold, MD Charite University Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00398736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Caval vein sonography
Study First Received: November 13, 2006
Last Updated: July 14, 2009
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
Presence of severe sepsis and septic shock, mechanical ventilation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shock, Septic
Infection
Inflammation
Pathologic Processes
Sepsis
Shock
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

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