Levosimendan Pretreatment for Weaning Patients From Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00130871
First received: August 15, 2005
Last updated: February 19, 2007
Last verified: February 2007
  Purpose

The study evaluates the efficacy of intravenous levosimendan treatment started during a coronary artery bypass operation to wean patients from a heart lung machine.


Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Heart Disease
Drug: levosimendan
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Impact of Levosimendan Pretreatment on Weaning From Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) in Patients With Diminished Left Ventricular Function Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

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Further study details as provided by Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of successful primary weanings

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2006
Detailed Description:

Levosimendan or placebo infusion is started at the time of induction of anesthesia.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Three vessel coronary artery disease.
  • Indication for on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.
  • Ejection fraction below 50%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Indication for any cardiac valve surgery
  • Previous coronary artery bypass surgery
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Finland
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Helsinki, Finland, 00290
Turku University Central Hospital
Turku, Finland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Markku Salmenperä, MD Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00130871     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00195832
Other Study ID Numbers: 3001079
Study First Received: August 15, 2005
Last Updated: February 19, 2007
Health Authority: Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency

Keywords provided by Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma:
levosimendan
weaning
cardio-pulmonary bypass

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Simendan
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Cardiotonic Agents
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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