PreCoCa - "Prehospital Cooling With Cool-Caps"

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: November 13, 2006
Last updated: February 26, 2015
Last verified: December 2008
This study shall investigate the feasibility of the use of cool-caps in the preclinical setting in patients with successful primary cardio-pulmonary resuscitation Hypothesis: cool-caps are efficient and feasible to use in the preclinical setting in patients after successful CPR.

Condition Intervention Phase
Heart Arrest
Device: Application of cool cap after primary successful CPR
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label

Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body core temperature at hospital/ ICU admission [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2006
Primary Completion Date: June 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with primary successful CPR

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18
  • Pregnancy
  • Severe bleeding or severe trauma
  • Body core temperature < 34 degrees celsius
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00398671

Charite University Hospital
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Dietrich Hasper, MD Charite University Medicine
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00398671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PreCoCa-1 
Study First Received: November 13, 2006
Last Updated: February 26, 2015
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
primary successful cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
pre-hospital setting

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Arrest
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases processed this record on May 04, 2016