Neutropenic Fever, Inflammatory Markers and Sepsis in Haematological Patients

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified August 2013 by Kuopio University Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sari Hamalainen, Kuopio University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00781040
First received: October 27, 2008
Last updated: August 26, 2013
Last verified: August 2013

October 27, 2008
August 26, 2013
December 2006
December 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
This study evaluates epidemiology, microbiology and outcome of neutropenic fever and severe sepsis in haematological patients with special reference to the kinetics of inflammatory markers. [ Time Frame: Within neutropenic period after treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
This study evaluated epidemiology, microbiology and outcome of neutropenic fever and severe sepsis in haematological patients with special reference to the kinetics of specific inflammatory markers.
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Neutropenic Fever, Inflammatory Markers and Sepsis in Haematological Patients
Neutropenic Fever, Inflammatory Markers and Sepsis in Haematological Patients

The aim of this study is to find out whether inflammation markers including cardiac markers have predictive value in evaluation of pathogenesis of sepsis in neutropenic haematological patients.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample

Neutropenic patients in haematology ward having neutropenic fever with or without severe sepsis

Sepsis
Other: Severe sepsis vs. non-severe sepsis
To compare these two groups
Neutropenic patients
Intervention: Other: Severe sepsis vs. non-severe sepsis
Vänskä M, Koivula I, Hämäläinen S, Pulkki K, Nousiainen T, Jantunen E, Juutilainen A. High pentraxin 3 level predicts septic shock and bacteremia at the onset of febrile neutropenia after intensive chemotherapy of hematologic patients. Haematologica. 2011 Sep;96(9):1385-9. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2011.044925.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
80
December 2015
December 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis: acute myeloid leukaemia
  • age under 70 years
  • neutropenic fever

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age above 70 years
  • no neutropenic fever
Both
18 Years to 70 Years
No
Contact: Esa Jantunen, M.D, PhD +35817173311 esa.jantunen@kuh.fi
Contact: Sari Hämäläinen, M.D, PhD +35817173311 sari.hamalainen@kuh.fi
Finland
 
NCT00781040
KUH5101409
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Sari Hamalainen, Kuopio University Hospital
Kuopio University Hospital
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Kuopio University Hospital
August 2013

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