Perioperative Three Dimensional Right Ventricular Function

Perioperative Three Dimensional Right Ventricular Function


Lead Sponsor: University Hospital Tuebingen

Source University Hospital Tuebingen
Brief Summary

This study addresses the influence of anesthesia induction, ventilation and influence of cardiac surgical procedures and cardio-pulmonary-bypass on right ventricular function. Influence on patient outcome is also studied. Three dimensional echocardiography is applied.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date 2015-10-01
Completion Date 2016-11-01
Primary Completion Date 2016-11-01
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Time on Intensive Care Unit (ICU) up to 60 days
Secondary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Time to hospital discharge up to 120 days
Catecholamine dosages up to 24 hours
Catecholamine free days up to 60 days
Hours on mechanical ventilation up to 1440 hours
Organ failure during ICU stay up to 60 days
Enrollment 59

Sampling Method:

Non-Probability Sample


Inclusion Criteria: - informed consent given - cardiac surgical procedure - left sided cardiac surgery or bypass surgery, ascending aortic surgery, assist device implantation Exclusion Criteria: - pregnant patients - contraindication for transesophageal echocardiography



Minimum Age:

18 Years

Maximum Age:

99 Years

Healthy Volunteers:


Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Harry Magunia, MD Principal Investigator University Hospital Tuebingen
Facility: University Hospital Tubingen
Location Countries


Verification Date


Responsible Party

Type: Sponsor

Has Expanded Access No
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Study Design Info

Observational Model: Case-Only

Time Perspective: Prospective

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