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Association of Low Vitamin D Levels With Mortality in Patients With Reduced Left Ventricular Function Referred to Cardiac Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2008 by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00741546
First Posted: August 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 26, 2008
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Information provided by:
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
  Purpose
This study investigates if reduced serum levels of vitamin D concentration are a typical feature in patient group with low left ventricular function admitted for cardiac surgery interventions. and also the necessity of more preventive strategies for adequate nutrition of these patients with more focus on intake of vitamin D before admission to cardiac surgery.

Condition Intervention
Malnutrition Procedure: Cardiac Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Association of Low Vitamin D Levels With Mortality in Patients With Reduced Left Ventricular Function Referred to Cardiac Surgery

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Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Perioperative mortality [ Time Frame: 90day ]

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: March 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A
Patients referred for cardiac surgery intervention
Procedure: Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted for cardiac surgery intervention
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All routinely cardiac procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • dialysis, cancer
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00741546


Locations
Germany
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, 60590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr.med. F. Bakhtiary, Depratment of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00741546     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Vitamin D in cardiac surgery
First Submitted: August 25, 2008
First Posted: August 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 26, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008

Keywords provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:
Vitamin D
malnutrition
cardiac surgery
study
emphasize
importance
significant
high risk patient

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Vitamins
Vitamin D
Ergocalciferols
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents