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Frequencies of Histo-pathological Findings in Patients With Paraquat Toxicity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01153230
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 30, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 30, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine frequencies of histo-pathological findings in dead poisoned patients and evaluate their relationships with age, gender, dosage of poisoning, time of admission and time of death.

Condition or disease
Paraquat Toxicity

Detailed Description:
Acute poisoning of paraquat which is taken either to commit suicide or by mistake has become a social problem in world. The present study was conducted to determine frequencies of histo-pathological findings in dead poisoned patients and evaluate their relationships with age, gender, dosage of poisoning, time of admission and time of death.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 42 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Study of Frequencies of Histo-pathological Findings in Paraquat Poisoned Patients
Study Start Date : December 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2008

Group/Cohort
poisoned patient
after patients died the pathological findings evaluated with autopsy



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. histo-pathological findings [ Time Frame: 1 day after patient died ]
    for evaluate of this outcome we gather autopsy data


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. age [ Time Frame: 5 min after admission time ]
    we gathered demogeraphic data such as age

  2. gender [ Time Frame: 5 min after admission time ]
    we gathered demographic data such as gender

  3. dosage of poisoning [ Time Frame: 5 min after admission time ]
    we gathered historical data then estimated dosage of paraquat ingestion



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
forty two poisoned patients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • every patients who dithionate test were positive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • nothing

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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Noor university hospital
Isfahan,, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Study Chair: hamidreza shemshaki, MD MD,research comittee

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Dr. Alireza Yousefy, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01153230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ASD-1213-4
First Posted: June 30, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 30, 2010
Last Verified: November 2008

Keywords provided by Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:
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