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MRI Findings of Encephalopathy Associated With Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Intoxication

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 July 2011 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01380210
First Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2011
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Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
  Purpose
Carbon dioxide intoxication is a rare condition and only few case reports are found in the literature. There were six patients who suffered from carbon dioxide intoxication in our hospital about two years ago. Two of them are more severe with conscious change and brain MRI studies of the two patients were performed. Reviewing the literature, no any report has mentioned about the encephalopathy associated with carbon dioxide intoxication. We want to review the brain lesions on the diffusion weighted images and the laboratory data of the patients for further diagnostic help.

Condition
CO2 Intoxication

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Enrollment: 6
Study Start Date: February 2011
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
University Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • CO2 intoxication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None CO2 intoxication
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

Responsible Party: China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01380210     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMR100-IRB-012
First Submitted: June 22, 2011
First Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by China Medical University Hospital:
Carbon dioxide intoxication
Diffusion weighted images(DWI)