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Early Tracheotomy Versus Prolonged Endotracheal Intubation in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00127621
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : August 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2005
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris

Brief Summary:
This is a phase III trial comparing early tracheotomy versus prolonged endotracheal intubation in intensive care unit patients needing prolonged ventilatory support.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Respiratory Insufficiency Procedure: early tracheotomy Procedure: prolonged endotracheal intubation Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 468 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Early Tracheotomy Versus Prolonged Endotracheal Intubation in Intensive Care Unit Patients
Study Start Date : April 2002
Study Completion Date : April 2005



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 28 days mortality
  2. cumulated incidence of nosocomial pneumonia between days 1 and 28
  3. number of ventilatory free days between days 1 and 28

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. time in the ICU
  2. time on mechanical ventilation
  3. 60 days mortality
  4. number of septic episodes
  5. accidental extubation
  6. amount of sedation


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients under ventilation support for at least 4 days
  • Patients needing ventilatory support for > 7 days
  • Age > 18 years
  • Informed consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients previously tracheotomised
  • Major hemorrhagic risk
  • Patients previously randomised in a trial

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Locations
France
Institut Gustave Roussy
Villejuif, France, 94805
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: François BLOT, Dr Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00127621     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TRACHEO
First Posted: August 8, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2005
Last Verified: August 2005

Keywords provided by Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris:
ICU patients needing prolonged ventilatory support

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Insufficiency
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases