Influence of Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia on Leukocyte Count (INCA)

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00520520
First received: August 22, 2007
Last updated: October 25, 2010
Last verified: July 2009
  Purpose

Mild therapeutic hypothermia is indicated in patients surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation. Potential immunologic responses are unknown.


Condition
Ventricular Fibrillation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

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

Study Start Date: December 2009
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Survivors in out of hospital cardiac arrest

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Survivors of cardiac arrest due to VF
  • Age 18-90

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected / proven pregnancy
  • Immunodeficiency
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00520520

Locations
Germany
Charite University Hospital
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joerg C Schefold, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Christian Storm, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Charite University Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00520520     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: I-STU-26
Study First Received: August 22, 2007
Last Updated: October 25, 2010
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
post resuscitation
post ventricular fibrillation
patients receiving mild therapeutic hypothermia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypothermia
Ventricular Fibrillation
Body Temperature Changes
Signs and Symptoms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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