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Free Iron and Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (DESFER)

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: NCT03491670
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 9, 2018
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Brest

Brief Summary:
Out of hospital cardiac arrest is associated with a poor prognosis. The aim of this study is to provide a better understanding of perturbations of iron metabolism after cardiac arrest and to analyze the impact on clinical centered outcome.

Condition or disease
Arrest Cardio Respiratory

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Iron Metabolism After Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Actual Study Start Date : June 5, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 5, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : July 16, 2019

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mortality [ Time Frame: through study completion, an average of 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Neurologic outcome [ Time Frame: 6 months post cardiac arrest ]
    Cerebral Performance Categories scale, ranging from 1 to 5, with a patient considered "1" when he has good cerebral performance and 5 when he has very poor cerebral performance (including brain death)

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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
Patients admitted to ICU for out of hospital cardiac arrest

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient admitted to ICU for out of hospital cardiac arrest
  • Therapeutic hypothermia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Absence of consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03491670

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CHRU de Brest
Brest, France, 29609
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Brest

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Brest Identifier: NCT03491670    
Other Study ID Numbers: DESFER (29BRC17.0154)
First Posted: April 9, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2019
Last Verified: November 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heart Arrest
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases