PreCoCa - "Prehospital Cooling With Cool-Caps"

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2015
Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heart Arrest Device: Application of cool cap after primary successful CPR Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : January 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cardiac Arrest

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00398671

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00398671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PreCoCa-1
First Posted: November 14, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 27, 2015
Last Verified: December 2008

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Arrest
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases