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Observational Study at the Influence of Malnutrition on Infections (Malnutrition)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marion Mertl-Roetzer, Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling Identifier:
First received: November 17, 2010
Last updated: December 12, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
The purpose of this trial is to determine whether nutritional status has an impact on nosocomial infections. Study population are patients undergoing early neurological rehabilitation.

Condition Intervention
Other: Laboratory values

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective, Non-interventional Observational Study at the Influence of Malnutrition on Nosocomial Infections in Patients During Early Neurological Rehabilitation

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Further study details as provided by Marion Mertl-Roetzer, Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Nutritional status [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Nutritional status is represented by Prognostic Inflammatory and Nutritional Index Score (PINI) and bioimpedanz-anlaysis-measurement (BIA)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Nosocomial infections [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Survey whether the patient has infections during the observation period

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients in neurological rehabilitation
Patients suffering from a neurological disease
Other: Laboratory values
Laboratory values which represent nutritional status
Other Names:
  • Vitamin D
  • Creatinine
  • Urea nitrogen
  • Albumin
  • Prealbumin
  • Total protein
  • C-reactive protein
  • Triiodothyronine
  • Thyroxin


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 in neurological rehabilitation facility

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in early neurological rehabilitation
  • informed consent given

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01243528

Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling
Bad Aibling, Bavaria, Germany, 83043
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marion Mertl-Roetzer
Principal Investigator: Marion Mertl-Rötzer, Dr. med. Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling
  More Information

Responsible Party: Marion Mertl-Roetzer, Head Physician, Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling Identifier: NCT01243528     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PINI01
Study First Received: November 17, 2010
Last Updated: December 12, 2014

Keywords provided by Marion Mertl-Roetzer, Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017