Last updated on February 2018

Viral Illness in Pediatric Critical Care: Incidence Timing & Severity of Associated Heart Dysfunction & Acute Kidney Injury


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to be able to better describe the incidence, timing and severity of myocardial dysfunction and acute kidney injury (AKI) following a documented respiratory viral illness (RSV, adenovirus, metapneumovirus, parainfluenza, influenza, etc.) in pediatric patients.

Detailed Study Description

This is a single-centre, prospective and retrospective, descriptive data-collection pilot study.

Prospective Data Collection:

All pediatric patients who are less than 18 years with a confirmed positive respiratory viral swab will be invited to participate.

Retrospective Data Collection:

The retrospective portion of this study will examine a 5 year period prior to the start of enrollment for the prospective study, with the intention to include all pediatric patients who are less than 18 years with a confirmed positive respiratory viral swab and admitted into the local hospital's PICU.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01924663

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Recruitment Status: Open


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