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Benefits of Post-Pyloric Feeding Tubes in Critically Ill Patients

Summary of Trial: 
 

The purpose of this study is to determine the benefit of feeding critically-ill patients beyond the stomach (post-pyloric). Furthermore, because of the advent of two new post-pyloric feeding tubes (Tiger 2 and Syncro BlueTube) designed to improve post-pyloric placement, the investigators will be evaluating the benefits of those two tubes as well.

Principal Investigator:Dr. Glenn Whitman
Study Coordinator:

Kimberly Behrens, RN, BSN
Email: kbehren1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-1914

Study Long Title: 

Benefits of Post-Pyloric Feeding Tubes in Critically Ill Patients

Study Short Title: N/A
JHU IRB Number:

NA_00041559

Funding Source:N/A

Inclusions: 
 

Patients 18 years and older

Patients admitted to the ICU who are deemed by the attending critical care physician to warrant tube feeds and expected to receive tube feeds for more than three days

Exclusions: 

Refusal of feeding tube
Clinical Trial Site: 

Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Suite 7107
Baltimore, MD 21287

Start Date:2010
Anticipated End Date:2012
Compensation for Participating: None











































 

 

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