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Study on the Infection Risk of Long Dwell Period Catheters in High Risk Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00136097
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : August 26, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This is an evaluation of the use of silver impregnated catheters in burn patients to reduce catheter colonisation compared to the standard central venous catheter without antiseptic activity.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Burns Device: Placement of a silver impregnated central venous catheter

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 142 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study on the Infection Risk of Long Dwell Period Catheters in High Risk ICU Patients
Study Start Date : August 2005
Study Completion Date : June 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Burns
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Degree of colonisation of the central venous catheter at the moment of removal

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of a catheter related blood stream infection during the presence of the catheter

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Burn patient
  • Placement of a new trilumen central venous catheter
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00136097


Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kirsten Colpaert, MD University Hospital, Ghent
More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00136097     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004/266
First Posted: August 26, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Verified: December 2007

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Ghent:
colonisation of the catheter