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EZIO Compared to Central Venous Lines for Emergency Vascular Access

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00785252
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2011 by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 5, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Multicenter randomized study to compare powered intraosseous access to standard central line access for the administration of fluids and drugs for patients in the Emergency Dept.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Catheters, Indwelling Central Venous Line Intraosseous Needle Device: Powered Intraosseous device (EZIO) Device: standard central line Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Study of the EZIO Compared to Central Venous Lines Used for Emergency Vascular Access
Study Start Date : September 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2010
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Device: Powered Intraosseous device (EZIO)
Experimental: 2
Central line
Device: standard central line
placement of a central line

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time taken to place the device [ Time Frame: ED visit ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of complications [ Time Frame: ED visit ]
  2. Costs for each of the two methods [ Time Frame: Ed visit ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Over 18 years old Requires central access after peripheral access attempts have failed or are not otherwise feasible

Exclusion Criteria:

Fracture in target bone Not able to sign informed consent Excessive tissue or absence of adequate anatomical landmarks Known or suspected coagulopathies Pregnancy Patients in custody Patients with suspected great vessel injury Not fluid in English

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00785252

Contact: Thomas Philbeck, PhD 210-587-3989

United States, District of Columbia
Dept of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University Medical Center Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vidacare Corporation
Principal Investigator: Jeremty Brown, MD George Washington University
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Brown Dept of Emergency Medicine, GWU
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Thomas E. Philbeck, PhD, MBA, Vidacare Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00785252     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100731 (completed)
First Posted: November 5, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 7, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):
Catheters, Indwelling

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes