Last updated on February 2020

Intraoperative Nasal Insulin Effect on Plasma and CSF Insulin Concentration and Blood Glucose


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Cardiac Ischemia | Aneurysm | Vascular Diseases | Myocardial Ischemia | Aortic Aneurysm | Cardiac Disease | Ischemic Heart Disease | Heart disease
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients (>18 years) undergoing elective open heart surgery requiring CPB or elective endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair at the RVH.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Planned use of drugs that effect plasma glucose concentration during the first four hours of surgery.
  2. Patients with allergy to insulin
  3. Patients with a base line blood glucose less than 3.9 mmol/L

Recruitment Status: Open


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