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Heat Stress and Volume Administration

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: July 10, 2008
Last updated: February 13, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

Heat stress reduces the central blood volume and causes orthostatic intolerance. The hypothesis is that infusion of volume may reduce effects of orthostatic stress during heat stress.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: Intravascular volume administration

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Heat Stress and Volume Administration

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiac filling pressure in relation to cardiac SV [ Time Frame: with varying degress of lower body negative pressures ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Procedure: Intravascular volume administration
Infusion of colloid to reestablish CVP under heat stress


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 < 40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Abnormal medical history
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00714766

Dept of anesthesiology 2041
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Study Director: Niels Secher, MD, PhD Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Niels Secher, Professor, Righospitale Identifier: NCT00714766     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Heat stress RH08
Study First Received: July 10, 2008
Last Updated: February 13, 2009
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics processed this record on November 24, 2014