Last updated on February 2018

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on Pulmonary Injury in Cardic Surgery

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Remote Ischemic Preconditioning | Lung Injury
  • Age: Between 18 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients undergoing heart surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass
  2. Patients aged 18 years to 80 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Inability to give informed consent
  2. Preoperative severe impairment of respiratory function (arterial oxygen tension (PaO2) <60 mmHg or FEV1<50% predicted)
  3. Prior receipt of chemotherapy or radiation therapy or immunotherapy
  4. left ventricular ejection fraction less than 30%
  5. preoperative use of inotropics or mechanical assist device
  6. Patients with significant hepatic dysfunction (Prothrombin>2.0 ratio)
  7. Patients with known renal failure with a GFR<30 mL/min/1.73 m2
  8. recent myocardial infarction (within 7 days)
  9. Systemic or local active infections (either clinically defined or suggested by evidence such as elevated C-reactive protein levels, leukocytosis, or a body temperature>38)
  10. Significant peripheral arterial disease affecting the upper limbs
  11. surgeries: cardiac transplantation, concomitant carotid endarterectomy , previous heart surgery,, off-pump surgery, emergency surgery

Recruitment Status: Open

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