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PreCoCa - "Prehospital Cooling With Cool-Caps"

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2008 by Charite University, Berlin, Germany.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: November 13, 2006
Last updated: December 4, 2008
Last verified: December 2008

This study shall investigate the feasibility of the use of cool-caps in the preclinical setting in patients with successful primary cardio-pulmonary resuscitation Hypothesis: cool-caps are efficient and feasible to use in the preclinical setting in patients after successful CPR.

Condition Intervention Phase
Heart Arrest
Device: Application of cool cap after primary successful CPR
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label

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Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Estimated Enrollment: 50

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with primary successful CPR

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18
  • Pregnancy
  • Severe bleeding or severe trauma
  • Body core temperature < 34 degrees celsius
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00398671

Charite University Hospital
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Dietrich Hasper, MD Charite University Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00398671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PreCoCa-1
Study First Received: November 13, 2006
Last Updated: December 4, 2008
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
primary successful cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
pre-hospital setting

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Arrest
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2014