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Liver Enzymes and Fluid Balance Following Colorectal 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: NCT02219607
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2014 by Pandazi Ageliki, Attikon Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 19, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 19, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pandazi Ageliki, Attikon Hospital

Brief Summary:

The use of epidural anesthesia and postoperative analgesia influences fluid balance following colorectal surgery.

Markers such as BNP (brain natriuretic peptide) and liver function enzymes can estimate intravascular fluid load and predict outcome after colorectal surgery.

Condition or disease
Fluid Balance

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : January 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2015

general anesthesia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in liver enzymes [ Time Frame: 5 days postoperatively ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in BNP (brain natriuretic peptide) [ Time Frame: 5 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients undergoing colorectal surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing colorectal surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe cardiac failure Severe renal failure Severe liver failure

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02219607

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Contact: Ageliki Pandazi, MD,PhD 00302105832374

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Attikon Hospital Recruiting
Chaidari, Greece, 12462
Contact: Georgia Kostopanagiotou, MD, PhD    00302105832372      
Sub-Investigator: Epistimi Sachitzi, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Attikon Hospital
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Responsible Party: Pandazi Ageliki, Assistant Professor, Attikon Hospital Identifier: NCT02219607    
Other Study ID Numbers: colorectal 1
First Posted: August 19, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 19, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014