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Airway IgA: Respiratory Tract IgA Levels in Anesthetized Patients Undergoing Elective Surgical Procedures

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205361
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 17, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to determine the variability of airway IgA levels in anesthetized, well-nourished and malnourished patients undergoing elective general surgical procedures and the effect of gender and race on this baseline variable. The hypothesis is that airway IgA levels are lower in malnourished than in well-nourished patients.

Condition or disease
Healthy Malnutrition

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 9 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Respiratory Tract IgA Levels in Anesthetized Patients Undergoing Elective Surgical Procedures
Study Start Date : January 2002
Primary Completion Date : October 2011
Study Completion Date : October 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malnutrition
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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
1
well-nourished
2
malnourished


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients undergoing surgery with general anesthesia
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Undergoing surgery via general anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a history of asthma or documented airway irritability
  • Patients who have undergone previous pulmonary resection
  • Patients receiving cardiac medications for arrhythmias.
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Kudsk, MD University of Wisconsin Medical School
More Information

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205361     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-027
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders