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Cardiac Output Monitoring in Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01094938
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 29, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 29, 2010
Information provided by:
NHS Lothian

Brief Summary:
To compare CO values obtained by the lithium indicator dilution method and pulse power analysis before, during and after anaesthesia and surgery for the elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. This will enable us to determine how often and when calibration of the pulse power analysis derived CO is required.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiac output

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Arterial Pressure

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Edinburgh based trial in aortic aneurysm repair

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presenting for elective abdominal aortic and extent 4 thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not giving informed consent.
  • Patients under the age of 18 years.
  • Patients who may be pregnant
  • Patients with learning disabilities.
  • Rhythm other than sinus rhythm.
  • Patients on oral lithium therapy.
  • Patients less than 40kg
  • Patients with severe mitral regurgitation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01094938

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United Kingdom
NHS Lothian
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH16 4SA
Sponsors and Collaborators
NHS Lothian

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Responsible Party: Dr Tina Mclelland, NHS Lothian Identifier: NCT01094938    
Other Study ID Numbers: EDICOAAS
07/S1102/30 ( Other Identifier: NHS Lothian )
First Posted: March 29, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Keywords provided by NHS Lothian:
Aortic aneurysm repair
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Aortic Aneurysm
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Aortic Diseases