4G/5G Polymorphism of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Gene and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01211899
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2010 by Hallym University Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
Data on 4G/5G polymorphism of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) gene are limited in Asian patients with sepsis. Therefore, the investigators aim to prospectively investigate the incidence of 4G/5G polymorphism and its relationship with disseminated intravascluar coagulatin in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients admitted to the ICU for severe sepsis or septic shock
Adult patinents aged > 18 years, Patients satisfying the criteria by 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campagin, Patients who are determined as having a sepsis within 24 hours of ICU stay
Do-not-resuscitate, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ICU stay < 1 day, Refusal to participate in the study, Hematologic malignancy or liver cirrhosis (Child C), Congenital abnormality in coagulation system, Transfer from other ICUs or hospitals