Normal Values of Brain Oxygenation

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00512447
First received: August 6, 2007
Last updated: September 13, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
  Purpose

New technology allows non-invasive monitoring of brain oxygenation (Near-Infrared-Spectroscopy). However, there are no large series of normal values in various adult age groups. We hypothesised that baseline values in patients breathing room air are lower in old patients than in younger subjects and that younger patients respond increase their brain oxygenation more in response to supplemental oxygen.


Condition
Cerebral Arterial Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Normal Values of Cerebral Oxygenation

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:

Enrollment: 171
Study Start Date: July 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 95 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients undergoing elective surgery

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age between 25 and 95 years undergoing a elective surgical procedure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of cerebral disease
  • Dependence on supplemental oxygen
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Locations
Switzerland
Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital Basel
Basel, BS, Switzerland, 4031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Luzius A Steiner, MD, PhD Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Department of Anesthesia, University Hospital Basel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00512447     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EK 62/07
Study First Received: August 6, 2007
Last Updated: September 13, 2010
Health Authority: Switzerland: Federal Office of Public Health

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:
Aging

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Arterial Diseases
Intracranial Arterial Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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