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DOCICAR: Cardiac Dysfunction in Cirrhosis

This study has been completed.
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Hvidovre University Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 4, 2005
Last updated: October 31, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
Patients with cirrhosis have a altered cardiac response to stress. This study evaluate the cardiac response by MRI during dobutamine stress. Hypothesis: impared increase in cardiac output, cardiac index, ejection fraction.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy
Drug: Dobutamine
Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Cardiac Dysfunction in Cirrhosis: Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy Evaluated by Dobutamin MRI.

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Further study details as provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:

Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Non alkoholic cirrhosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Coma hepaticum
  • Primary cardiac diseases
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00250315

Hvidovre University Hospital
Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Study Director: Søren Møller, DrMsci, MD Hvidovre University Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00250315     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: (KF) 01 270675 
Study First Received: November 4, 2005
Last Updated: October 31, 2007
Health Authority: Denmark: Sundhedsstyrelsen

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Cirrhosis
Pathologic Processes
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiotonic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adrenergic beta-1 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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