Effect of Intraoperative Aprotinin Administration on Post Cardiac Surgery Optic Nerve and Retinal Thickness.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00395369
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2006 by Soroka University Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
Cognitive and neurological dysfunction after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is common and multi-factorial in origin. Several previous studies have shown that intraoperative aprotinin administration may be neuroprotective.in the current prospective randomized study, the effect of intraoperative aprotinin administration on the integrity of the optic nerve and retinal nerve fiber layer will be examined. Optical coherance tomography will be used to examin the optic nerve and retinal nerve fiber layer.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients admited for coronary artery bypass surgery