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The Biomarker and Cardiac Function in Sepsis

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 December 2008 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2008
History: No changes posted
The development and severity of sepsis induced myocardial dysfunction can be monitored from the serum biomarker.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Biomarker and Associated Cardiac Function in the Patients With Sepsis

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: January 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sepsis patients with 2 of the followings when arrival ER and treated > 6 hours:

    • BT >38℃ or<36℃
    • HR >90/min
    • RR >20/min or PaCO2 < 32 mmHg
    • WBC count >12×109/L or <4×109/L or immature form >10%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18
  • Major trauma patients
  • Pregnancy
  • Willing to do not aggressive treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00800631

Contact: ChiungYuan Hsu, Mph 886-2-23123456 ext 65926

ER of National Taiwan Univeristy Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Chiung Yuan Hsu, Mph    886-2-23123456 ext 65926   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Chiung-Yuan Hsu/ Attending VS of Emergency Department, National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT00800631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200708002R
Study First Received: December 1, 2008
Last Updated: December 1, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes processed this record on August 18, 2017