A New Non-invasive Marker to Detect Silent Hypoxia in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01560611
Verified March 2012 by University Hospital, Strasbourg, France. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
In patients undergoing cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass, some organs like brain and heart are preserved while others (skin, gut and skeletal muscle) are being underperfused. This phenomenon is related to silent peripheral vasoconstriction that is not clinically available but threatens end-organ perfusion and carries the risk of multi-organ failure. By measuring non-invasively the somatic-to-cerebral oxygen saturation gradient, the present study aims at detecting silent peroperative hypoperfusion episodes. The investigators hypothesize that gradient, measured during the surgical procedure, will predict the occurrence of anaerobic metabolism, ascertained by an elevation of blood lactate concentration, measured in intensive care unit.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients undergoing cardiac surgical procedures under cardiopulmonary bypass in Strasbourg University Hospital
Age > 18 yo
Cardiac surgical procedure under cardiopulmonary bypass
High-risk surgical patient fulfilling one of the following items: