This trial has been completed.

Condition hypovolemia
Sponsor University of Virginia
Start date May 2013
End date December 2015
Trial size 70 participants
Trial identifier NCT02419404, 16712


The investigators hypothesize that analysis of blood pressure will allow doctors to predict whether or not blood flow from the heart (cardiac output) increases after intravenous fluids are given.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective
Patients having cardiac surgery who have a pulmonary artery catheter will be eligible for inclusion in this study

Primary Outcomes

Change in cardiac output
time frame: First five hours after surgery

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - TCV-PO post-operative patients with PA catheters - Must be 18 years of age and older Exclusion Criteria: - History of Pulmonary Hypertension

Additional Information

Official title Response of Pulse Pressure Variation in PA Catheter Tracing to IV Fluid Bolus in the ICU
Principal investigator ROBERT H THIELE, M.D.
Description Total to expected enrollment: 70
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Virginia.