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Evaluation of Ultrasound of the Heart in Patients With Low Blood Pressure

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(study never got off the ground, no pts ever recruited)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01723176
First Posted: November 7, 2012
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Justin Weiner, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
  Purpose
Hypothesis: Goal-directed echocardiography by trained critical care physicians is equivalent to that of echocardiography technicians/cardiologists for the purpose of determining etiology (reason) of cardiopulmonary failure.

Condition Intervention
Cardiopulmonary Failure Procedure: Echocardiography

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluating Critical Care Echocardiography in Patients With Cardiopulmonary Failure at the Time of Presentation

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Justin Weiner, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of left ventricular function [ Time Frame: within four hours of ICU admission ]
    Will the assessment of left ventricular function by critical care physicians and echo techs be concordant?


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Presence of Pericardial Effusion and Severity [ Time Frame: within 4 hrs of ICU admission ]
    Will the presence of pericardial effusion and severity from critical care physicians and echo techs be concordant?


Other Outcome Measures:
  • Right ventricle dysfunction [ Time Frame: within 4 hrs of ICU admission ]
    Will presence of RV dysfunction with critical care physicians versus echo techs/cardiologists be concordant in our population?


Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: December 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients in Cardiopulmonary Failure
patients in cardiopulmonary failure
Procedure: Echocardiography

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who present to the medical intensive care unit with cardiopulmonary failure
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who present to the medical intensive care unit with cardiopulmonary failure

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01723176


Locations
United States, New York
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York, United States, 11042
Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwell Health
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Justin Weiner, DO NS-LIJ Health System
  More Information

Responsible Party: Justin Weiner, Chief Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01723176     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-408A
First Submitted: November 1, 2012
First Posted: November 7, 2012
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015

Keywords provided by Justin Weiner, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System:
goal-directed echocardiography
cardiopulmonary failure
critical care ultrasound