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

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00136097
First Posted: August 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Burns Device: Placement of a silver impregnated central venous catheter

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

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

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

Estimated Enrollment: 142
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: June 2006
  Eligibility

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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 Submitted: August 25, 2005
First Posted: August 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Verified: December 2007

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