Perioperative Observation of the Sublingual Microcirculation With SDF

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 19, 2011
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Region Skane

Brief Summary:
Does sublingual SDF-imaging results correlate with other haemodynamic parameters measured perioperatively and with postoperative morbidity/complications.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Visualisation of Changes in the Sublingual Microcirculation During Major Surgery Using Sidestream Darkfield Imaging (SDF).
Study Start Date : October 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 88 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults undergoing major surgery at one university hospital


  • major surgery > 3h requiring arterial cannulation and central venous access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • denied patient consent

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University of Lund and Lund University Hospital
Lund, Skane, Sweden, 22185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Region Skane
Principal Investigator: Peter Bentzer, MD, PhD Dep for Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Lund University Hospital

Responsible Party: Peter Bentzer, MD, Region Skane Identifier: NCT01037803     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: USILAN-1
First Posted: December 23, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by Region Skane:
perioperative sublingual microcirculation SDF