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A Non-invasive Approach to the Assessment of Volume Status in Mechanically Ventilated Septic Patients.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00398736
First Posted: November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2009
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Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  Purpose

To evaluate the use of sonographic inferior caval vein assessment in mechanically ventilated septic patients.

Volume assessment in mechanically ventilated patients with inflammation is of major importance to guide fluid therapy. The researchers investigated whether measurement of caval vein diameter correlates with invasively assessed volume-based hemodynamic parameters.


Condition Intervention Phase
Severe Sepsis Septic Shock Procedure: sonographic measurement of inferior caval vein diameter Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Critically ill patients with sepsis
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18-90
  • presence of severe sepsis and septic shock
  • invasive hemodynamic monitoring using the picco system
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00398736


Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joerg C Dr. Schefold, MD Charite University Medicine
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00398736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Caval vein sonography
First Submitted: November 13, 2006
First Posted: November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
Presence of severe sepsis and septic shock, mechanical ventilation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sepsis
Shock, Septic
Infection
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Inflammation
Pathologic Processes
Shock