Procalcitonin Ratio's Impact on the Decision Upon On-demand Relaparotomy in Septic Peritonitis

Procalcitonin Ratio's Impact on the Decision Upon On-demand Relaparotomy in Septic Peritonitis

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: CHIR-Net

Source CHIR-Net
Brief Summary

Procalcitonin (PCT) serum levels are monitored in patients with secondary peritonitis after initial operative focus elimination to investigate the PCT ratio's impact on decision-making for or against early relaparotomy in the on-demand relaparotomy concept of secondary septic peritonitis.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date 2009-01-01
Completion Date 2012-12-01
Primary Completion Date 2011-12-01
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
prediction of focus elimination: cured patients versus patients with persisting peritonitis (definitions see below) participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 21 days
Enrollment 234
Condition
Eligibility

Sampling Method:

Non-Probability Sample

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - age >18 years - necessity for operative intervention to eliminate an infectious peritoneal / abdominal focus after organ perforation - abdominal sepsis according to the American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine Consensus Conference definition Exclusion Criteria: - pregnancy - immunosuppressive medication

Gender:

All

Minimum Age:

18 Years

Maximum Age:

N/A

Healthy Volunteers:

No

Location
Facility: Klinikum rechts der Isar der TU München
Location Countries

Germany

Verification Date

2013-01-01

Responsible Party

Type: Sponsor

Keywords
Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Arm Group

Label: eliminated infectious abdominal focus

Label: persisting/progressing infectious abdominal focus

Study Design Info

Observational Model: Cohort

Time Perspective: Prospective

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