Last updated on March 2019

Balanced Solution Versus Saline in Intensive Care Study


Brief description of study

A 2x2 factorial randomized study to evaluate the effect of a balanced crystalloid solution compared with 0.9% saline, and of rapid vs. slow infusion on clinical outcomes of critically ill patients

Detailed Study Description

Pragmatic, multicenter, 2x2 factorial randomized study. Severe patients admitted to the ICU at moderate to high risk for death or acute kidney injury will be randomly allocated to receive a balanced crystalloid solution (Plasma-Lyte) or 0.9% saline and to receive crystalloids by rapid bolus infusion (999 mL/h) or slow infusion (333 mL/h) whenever plasma expansion is needed.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02875873

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