Focused Ultrasound in Septic Shock Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2013 by XIiaoting Wang, gwcmc.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 12, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 12, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
XIiaoting Wang, gwcmc

Brief Summary:
The investigators hypothesize that lung ultrasound and echocardiography will benefit the septic shock patients by making the treatment more precisely and rapidly. Septic shock patients from multicenter will be enrolled in the study. They will be randomly divided into two groups. The routine treatment group will receive routine treatment according to the SSC guideline. The study group will receive additional ultrasound examination, which will decide the improvement of therapy. Therapy change based on ultrasound results and the prognosis will be recorded.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Septic Shock Other: ultrasound examination Other: Ultrasound group Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : July 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Shock Ultrasound

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Rutine treatment group, Ultrasound group Other: ultrasound examination
Other: Ultrasound group
Ultrasound group will receive ultrasound examination at least once a day, the results will be noted to the attending who is in charge of the treatment.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. mortality [ Time Frame: 28day ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age>18yr
  • survive more than 24hrs
  • fulfilled septic shock

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 18yr
  • pregnant
  • DNR

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Peking Union Medical College Hospital ICU Recruiting
Beijing, China, 100730
Contact: Xiaoting Wang, Doctor    86-10-69152300   
Sponsors and Collaborators

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Responsible Party: XIiaoting Wang, Dr, gwcmc Identifier: NCT01920776     History of Changes
First Posted: August 12, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 12, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013

Keywords provided by XIiaoting Wang, gwcmc:
critical ultrasound

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shock, Septic
Pathologic Processes
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome