A Non-invasive Approach to the Assessment of Volume Status in Mechanically Ventilated Septic Patients.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00398736|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 15, 2009
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 or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Severe Sepsis Septic Shock||Procedure: sonographic measurement of inferior caval vein diameter|
|Study Type :||Observational|
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|Principal Investigator:||Joerg C Dr. Schefold, MD||Charite University Medicine|