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Heat Stress and Volume Administration

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00714766
First Posted: July 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 16, 2009
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Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  Purpose
Heat stress reduces the central blood volume and causes orthostatic intolerance. The hypothesis is that infusion of volume may reduce effects of orthostatic stress during heat stress.

Condition Intervention
Syncope Procedure: Intravascular volume administration

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Heat Stress and Volume Administration

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiac filling pressure in relation to cardiac SV [ Time Frame: with varying degress of lower body negative pressures ]

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Procedure: Intravascular volume administration
Infusion of colloid to reestablish CVP under heat stress

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 < 40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Abnormal medical history
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Denmark
Dept of anesthesiology 2041
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
Study Director: Niels Secher, MD, PhD Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

Responsible Party: Niels Secher, Professor, Righospitale
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00714766     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Heat stress RH08
First Submitted: July 10, 2008
First Posted: July 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 16, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syncope
Heat Stress Disorders
Unconsciousness
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Wounds and Injuries