Is it Possible to Treat Cyanide Poisoning With HBO?
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00399100|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2018
People who has been in a fire accident have been shown often to be cyanide poisoned as well as poisoned with carbon monoxide(CO). According to recommendations from the Danish Health Agency people who are CO poisoned must be treated with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO). We want to see if HBO treatment can also treat cyanide poisoning.
The hypothesis is that as cyanide binds the same place in the mitochondria as CO cyanide will be detached from the mitochondria like CO and diffuse back to the blood.This way it will be easier to treat with hydroxycobalamin.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Fire Accidents||Procedure: HBO - hyperbaric oxygen treatment|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Actual Study Start Date :||November 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2006|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2006|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00399100
|Lab. for hyperbar medicin, afs. 4092, Anæstesi og Operationsklinikken, HOC, Rigshospitalet|
|København Ø, Denmark, 2100|
|Principal Investigator:||Pia Lawson-Smith, Doctor||Rigshospitalet HOC, Trykkammeret|