Fluid Balance and Clinical Outcomes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 23, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 21, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida

Brief Summary:
This study is about investigating the relationship of postoperative fluid balance, inflammation and acute kidney injury. This is a non-interventional study (no drug administration). The investigators will collect baseline demographic data, postoperative fluid balance status by Intake-output data, follow routine labs and collect 1 blood sample (0.5ml) with morning lab draws on day 1 and 5ml urine samples on day 1 and 2.

Condition or disease
Fluid Balance Input and Output Inflammatory Mediators Acute Kidney Injury Mortality

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Investigation of the Effect of Post-operative Fluid Balance on Inflammatory Mediators in Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery
Study Start Date : July 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2011

Positive Fluid Balance of 2000ml
Negative Fluid Balance of 2000ml

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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
Patients admitted to the hospital for elective cardiothoracic surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or older, and
  • Undergoing elective cardiothoracic surgery(s), alone or in combination with other procedures/surgery(s): thoracic aortic aneurysm, cardiac valves, coronary artery bypass grafting, abdominal thoracic aneurysm, and other cardiovascular surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • History of any organ transplant
  • Preoperative intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
  • Current use of natriuretic peptides
  • ESRD patients on dialysis
  • Estimated GFR < 30ml/min using MDRD equation.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01168583

United States, Florida
Shands Hospital, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
Principal Investigator: A Ahsan Ejaz, M.D University of Florida
Principal Investigator: Ganesh Kambhampati, M.D University of Florida