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Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and Renal Perfusion: Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients With Normal Creatinine or Reduced Renal Function

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: December 19, 2007
Last verified: December 2007
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the renal perfusion depending on the MAP.

Condition Intervention
Kidney Failure, Acute
Procedure: controlling the MAP

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: MAP and Renal Perfusion: Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients With Normal Creatinine or Reduced Renal Function

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • creatinine clearance after 4 hours

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • resistance index
  • diuresis
  • urinary indices of renal function

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: February 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years old
  • Intensive care patient
  • Treated with vasopressor
  • Given informed consent
  • Arterial infusion
  • A bladder catheter

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anamneses of hypertension
  • Neurological trauma
  • Acute renal insufficiency other than prerenal or acute tubular necrosis etiology
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Treated with diuretics
  • Mechanical ventilation and unstable
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00117416

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Eric Hoste, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00117416     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002/382
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: December 19, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Renal Insufficiency
Acute Kidney Injury
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017