PiCCO Guided Therapy in Liver Cirrhosis
Prospective comparison of standard therapy in liver cirrhosis versus standard therapy plus intensified hemodynamic monitoring using the PiCCO system.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
|Official Title:||Optimized Therapy of Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis by Hemodynamic Monitoring Using the PiCCO System|
- Renal complications
- Length of intensive care
- Change in APACHE II
|Study Start Date:||August 2005|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2007|
Patients presenting with advanced liver cirrhosis will receive either standard treatment or standard treatment plus hemodynamic monitoring with the PiCCO device. Fluids and vasoacitve drugs will be administered according to the measurements over a period of 5 days.