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

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 May 2011 by Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
University of Copenhagen
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: May 31, 2011
Last updated: June 1, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
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.

Intensive Care (ICU) Myopathy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Biomechanical Properties in ICU Survivors 12-month After Discharge

Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Estimated Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: January 2010
ICU survivors
Male ICU survivors 12 month after discharge
Age and gender matched controls


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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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01364714

Contact: Jesper B Poulsen, MD 4535458457

Biomechanics and Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen Recruiting
Copenhagen, Denmark, DK-2100 OE
Contact: Jesper B Poulsen, MD    +4535458457   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
University of Copenhagen
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jesper Brøndum Poulsen, MD,, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen Identifier: NCT01364714     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-120-25298
Study First Received: May 31, 2011
Last Updated: June 1, 2011

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
ICU acquired weakness processed this record on August 16, 2017