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Postoperative Vasopressor Usage: SQUEEZE (SQUEEZE)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03805230
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 15, 2019
Last Update Posted : January 16, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
European Society of Anaesthesiology

Brief Summary:
A prospective multi-centre international observational study of postoperative vasopressor use

Condition or disease
Surgical Procedures, Operative Vasopressor

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postoperative Vasopressor Usage : a Prospective International Observational Study (SQUEEZE)
Estimated Study Start Date : March 1, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 30, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2020

Cohort A
all patients admitted to participating hospitals during 7 consecutive days
Cohort B
30 sequential patients with a single additional inclusion criterion

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of postoperative vasopressor usage in a none cardiac surgical population. [ Time Frame: A the primary endpoint is the proportion of patients receiving vasopressor infusions that start between 1 and 24 hours postoperatively ]
    1. What proportions of patients receive infused vasopressors postoperatively?

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult Patients undergoing any non-cardiac surgical procedure.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Undergoing surgery (may be planned or unplanned)
  • No plans for return home on the day of surgery, for medical reasons
  • Age ≥ 18 on day of surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Obstetric surgery
  • Transplant surgery
  • Receiving long-term infusions of vasoactive drugs, such as epoprostenol
  • Mechanical circulatory support: ventricular assist device, intra-aortic balloon pump, artificial heart or similar
  • Already been enrolled in Squeeze

For Cohort B - One additional inclusion criterion:

  • Receiving infusion of vasopressors that continues after the patient has left the operating room.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03805230

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Contact: Sylvia Daamen 003222109414
Contact: Pierre Harlet 3222105773

Sponsors and Collaborators
European Society of Anaesthesiology
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Study Chair: Ib Jammer, Dr Haukeland University Hospital
Study Chair: Ben Creagh-Brown Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Responsible Party: European Society of Anaesthesiology Identifier: NCT03805230    
Other Study ID Numbers: SQUEEZE
First Posted: January 15, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by European Society of Anaesthesiology:
Intensive Care