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Grip Test in Ventilated ICU Patients (griptest92)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2011 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann Identifier:
First received: February 25, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2011
History: No changes posted
ICU patients do experience extubation failure. Guidelines rarely include muscle strength criteria. Prior work indicates that grip strength is a reliable surrogate for muscle strength. The purpose of the study is to assess the success rate of mechanical ventilation weaning based on the grip test.

Condition Intervention
Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients Procedure: grip test

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Role of the Grip Test in the Evaluation of Extubation Success in ICU Patients.

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Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Extubation success [ Time Frame: 48 hours without reintubation ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: grip test
    Muscle strength measurement by hand-held dynamometer

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mechanically ventilated ICU patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • tracheotomy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01305421

CHU Brugmann Recruiting
Brussels, Belgium, 1020
Contact: David De Bels, MD    +32 2 477 9293   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann
  More Information

Responsible Party: De Bels, David, MD, CHU Brugmann Identifier: NCT01305421     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: griptest92
Study First Received: February 25, 2011
Last Updated: February 25, 2011

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann:
muscle strength
mechanical ventilation
weaning processed this record on August 18, 2017