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The Estimation of Abdominal Pressure by the Bladder and Gastric Pressure

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00143494
First Posted: September 2, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2008
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Information provided by:
Policlinico Hospital
  Purpose
The investigators aim to compare the bladder pressure to the gastric pressure in critically ill patients.

Condition Intervention
Critically Ill Patients Procedure: measurement of abdominal pressure

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: The Estimation of Abdominal Pressure by the Bladder and Gastric Pressure

Further study details as provided by Policlinico Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To estimate the bladder pressure [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Critically hill, mechanically ventilated patients
Procedure: measurement of abdominal pressure
measurement of abdominal pressure with different volume and saline temperature

Detailed Description:
In critically ill patients, we will measure the gastric pressure by a gastric balloon and the bladder pressure by the intra-vesical pressure to find the optimal method to estimate the abdominal pressure.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 90 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Critically ill patients during invasive mechanical ventilation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication to measure the bladder pressure
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Italy
Policlinico Hospital
Milano, Italy, 20100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Policlinico Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: davide chiumello, MD Policlinico Hospital
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00143494     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1200
First Submitted: September 1, 2005
First Posted: September 2, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes