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Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

A listing of Cardiac Surgery medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (285) clinical trials

Central Venous Saturation (ScvO2) Monitoring in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Children (ages 0-12) that have heart surgery are often at a high risk of developing complications and have to be continuously monitored. Part of the routine care at UCLA includes using a monitor (continuous central venous oxygen saturation-ScvO2) to measure the amount of oxygen saturation in the tissues (indirectly) during ...

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Efficacy and Safety of Sodium Heparin in Patients Submitted to Heart Surgery Using Bypass

The objective of this study is to verify, through a randomized, single-blind, multicentre, parallel and comparative study, the effectiveness of heparin sodium of porcine origin in patients undergoing heart surgery that require the aid of cardiopulmonary bypass. The effectiveness will be determined through the control of hemostasis during and after ...


Vascular Events In Surgery patIents cOhort evaluatioN - Cardiac Surgery

Worldwide over 2 million adults (>30,000 Canadians) undergo heart surgery annually. Although heart surgery provides important survival benefits, it is associated with potential major complications such as death, stroke, and heart attack. There is promising evidence that measurement of heart injury markers after surgery will identify patients at risk of ...

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Safety and Performance of 032-11 Haemostat in Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Surgery

The effectiveness objective of this study is to evaluate whether 032-11 is non-inferior to Floseal as an adjunct to achieving haemostasis during surgical procedures involving cardiac and aortic thoracic surgery.

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SodiUm SeleniTe Adminstration IN Cardiac Surgery (SUSTAIN CSX -Trial).

Over a million patients undergo open heart surgery annually and this number is likely to accelerate as the population ages and the prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease continue to increase. Unfortunately, death, organ failure, and other serious complications are all too frequent following open heart surgery, especially in some ...


Ancillary Effects of Dexmedetomidine Sedation After Cardiac Surgery

The investigator goal is to evaluate the effects of intraoperative and postoperative dexmedetomidine sedation (versus placebo after cardiac surgery.


Randomized Trial of a Liberal Versus a Restrictive Transfusion Strategy in Elderly Cardiac Surgery Patients

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a less restrictive strategy of red blood cell transfusion in elderly patients following coronary bypass surgery results in enhanced postoperative recovery as determined by quality of life assessment, exercise tolerance and clinical outcomes. Two postoperative transfusion strategies: 1. Liberal - transfused ...

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Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning in Patient Undergoing Cardiac Bypass Surgery

Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is currently the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world, and is set to become the leading cause of death in the world by the year 2020, according to the World Health Organisation. Patients with severe IHD that require coronary artery bypass graft ...


Evaluating the Role of Thrombin in Saphenous Vein Graft Failure After Heart Bypass Surgery

The saphenous vein, which runs from the ankle to the groin along the inside of the leg, is commonly used as a graft for people undergoing a CABG surgery. The vein is removed from the leg and reattached to the heart to create a detour around the blocked part of ...

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Uremic Toxins in the ICU: Patients After Cardiac Surgery

Study of the kinetics of uremic toxins in the ICU patients with acute renal failure, in order to optimize the dialysis dose: patients after cardiac surgery.The sampling of blood and dialysate will be done during dialyses with different durations (4, 6 and 8h)

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