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Biomechanical Properties in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Survivors 12-month After Discharge

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01364714
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 2, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 29, 2017
University of Copenhagen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jesper Poulsen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:
Intensive care unit (ICU) admission is associated with muscle weakness and ICU survivors report persevering limitation of physical capacity for years after discharge. Limited information is available about the underlying biomechanical properties responsible for this muscle function impairment.

Condition or disease
Intensive Care (ICU) Myopathy

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Biomechanical Properties in ICU Survivors 12-month After Discharge
Actual Study Start Date : January 2010
Primary Completion Date : February 2011
Study Completion Date : March 2011

ICU survivors
Male ICU survivors 12 month after discharge
Age and gender matched controls

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
ICU survivors 12 months after discharge compared to age and gender matched controls

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ICU length of stay > 72 hours
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI>30
  • Neuromuscular or psychiatric disease

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Biomechanics and Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark, DK-2100 OE
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
University of Copenhagen

Responsible Party: Jesper Poulsen, MD, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01364714     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-120-25298
First Posted: June 2, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Keywords provided by Jesper Poulsen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
ICU acquired weakness