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Indication for Intraoperative Volume Therapy (INDIZ IV I)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Professor Kai Zacharowski, M.D., Ph.D., FRCA, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals Identifier:
First received: October 14, 2011
Last updated: November 5, 2015
Last verified: October 2015
This study evaluates which substitution solutions are used in daily clincal practice in various teaching hospitals in a specific district (Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region). Furthermore the indication for usage of these solutions is investigated.

Patients Undergoing Any Kind of Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Indication for Intraoperative Volume Therapy

Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Different Substitution Solutions Administered [ Time Frame: 24h ]

Enrollment: 10100
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

All patients of participating hospitals that will undergo surgery and receive intravenous fluid or volume treatment(cristalloid or colloid) will be included.

Participating hospitals are the university teaching hospitals of the Goethe University Hospital


Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients undergoing surgery receiving at least one bag of cristalloid or colloid solution

Exclusion Criteria:

  • decline of participation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01454258

Goethe University Hospital
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, 60590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Kai Zacharowski, MD, PhD Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor Kai Zacharowski, M.D., Ph.D., FRCA, Director, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals Identifier: NCT01454258     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: INDIZ IV I
Study First Received: October 14, 2011
Results First Received: April 2, 2015
Last Updated: November 5, 2015 processed this record on April 28, 2017