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Cardiovascular Assessment Before and After Limb Amputation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00907712
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Department difficulties)
First Posted : May 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2015
Information provided by:
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel

Brief Summary:
Vascular lower limb amputees have an increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of the study is to evaluate the hemodynamic changes after amputation and its relation to outcome.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular Other: cardiac echo examination

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Study Start Date : May 2009
Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Study Completion Date : June 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: cardiovascular
cardiac echo
Other: cardiac echo examination
cardiac echo examination - before and after the surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. cardiovascular assessment [ Time Frame: week ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. complications [ Time Frame: month ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all vascular or diabetic patients before leg amputation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • traumatic amputation
  • sepsis patient
  • urgent surgery

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00907712

Haemek Medical Center
Afula, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel