Perioperative Observation of the Sublingual Microcirculation With SDF

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Region Skane Identifier:
First received: December 21, 2009
Last updated: January 17, 2011
Last verified: January 2011

Does sublingual SDF-imaging results correlate with other haemodynamic parameters measured perioperatively and with postoperative morbidity/complications.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Visualisation of Changes in the Sublingual Microcirculation During Major Surgery Using Sidestream Darkfield Imaging (SDF).

Further study details as provided by Region Skane:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 88 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adults undergoing major surgery at one university hospital



  • major surgery > 3h requiring arterial cannulation and central venous access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • denied patient consent
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01037803

University of Lund and Lund University Hospital
Lund, Skane, Sweden, 22185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Region Skane
Principal Investigator: Peter Bentzer, MD, PhD Dep for Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Lund University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Peter Bentzer, MD, Region Skane Identifier: NCT01037803     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: USILAN-1
Study First Received: December 21, 2009
Last Updated: January 17, 2011
Health Authority: Sweden: The National Board of Health and Welfare

Keywords provided by Region Skane:
perioperative sublingual microcirculation SDF processed this record on April 16, 2014