Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS), a Preventive and Therapeutic Tool for Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy (CIPNM)
This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
University of Athens
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Serafim Nanas, University of Athens
First received: April 16, 2009
Last updated: January 17, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Routsi C, Gerovasili V, Vasileiadis I, Karatzanos E, Pitsolis T, Tripodaki E, Markaki V, Zervakis D, Nanas S. Electrical muscle stimulation prevents critical illness polyneuromyopathy: a randomized parallel intervention trial. Crit Care. 2010;14(2):R74. doi: 10.1186/cc8987. Epub 2010 Apr 28.
Gerovasili V, Stefanidis K, Vitzilaios K, Karatzanos E, Politis P, Koroneos A, Chatzimichail A, Routsi C, Roussos C, Nanas S. Electrical muscle stimulation preserves the muscle mass of critically ill patients: a randomized study. Crit Care. 2009;13(5):R161. Epub 2009 Oct 8.
Gerovasili V, Tripodaki E, Karatzanos E, Pitsolis T, Markaki V, Zervakis D, Routsi C, Roussos C, Nanas S. Short-term systemic effect of electrical muscle stimulation in critically ill patients. Chest. 2009 Nov;136(5):1249-56. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-2888. Epub 2009 Aug 26.