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Platelet and Tissue cAMP: Novel Biomarkers of Milrinone Efficacy in Children

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: NCT02728128
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 5, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to identify if circulating platelet cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) levels can be used as a biomarker of milrinone efficacy in children following cardiac surgery or undergoing heart transplant.

Condition or disease
Pediatrics Heart Failure Congenital Heart Disease Therapeutics

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 53 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Platelet and Tissue cAMP: Novel Biomarkers of Milrinone Efficacy in Children
Study Start Date : August 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 17, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : August 17, 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure

Low cardiac output syndrome
Patients who experience low cardiac output syndrome
No low cardiac output syndrome
Group that does not experience low cardiac output syndrome.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to the development of low cardiac output syndrome [ Time Frame: Within 36 hours following cardiac surgery ]
    Criteria for low cardiac output

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Plasma and urine samples will be retained for future studies once initial analyses have been performed.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children undergoing cardiac surgery with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children aged birth to 18 year of age
  • Surgical complexity STAT score > 3
  • Use of cardiopulmonary bypass for cardiac surgery
  • Use of milrinone intra-operatively and post-operatively

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients on milrinone therapy prior to surgery
  • Gestational age less than 34 weeks at the time of surgery
  • Weight less than 2500 grams at the time of surgery
  • Abnormal renal function prior to cardiac surgery. Abnormal renal function is defined as a serum creatinine > 0.3mg/dL above baseline (lowest value in the preceding 3 months prior to surgery) compared to the level obtained immediately prior to cardiac surgery.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02728128

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United States, Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
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Principal Investigator: Katja M Gist, DO, MSCS University of Colorado, Denver

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Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver Identifier: NCT02728128    
Other Study ID Numbers: 15-2239
First Posted: April 5, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by University of Colorado, Denver:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases