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Atlanta, Georgia 30303


Purpose:

The primary goal of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility and clinical benefits of a new rapid treatment for secondary treatment for secondary brain injury called Discrete Cerebral Hypothermia System by CoolSystems, Inc., Berkley, CA. This device induced hypothermia in the adult brain without significant whole body hypothermia. Discrete Cerebral Hypothermia System holds a great potential for protecting the brain from the devastating secondary complications of trauma without the associated deleterious system effects.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Patient is treated for severe traumatic brain injury at Grady Health System, GCS < 8 - Patient is >18 years of age - Patient requires an Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Probe (part of their routine treatment) - Patient is able to receive Discrete Cerebral Hypothermia within 48-hours of hospital admission - Patient and/or guardian must speak English (in order to ensure proper Informed Consent) - Patient and/or guardian/family must sign an Informed Consent Exclusion Criteria: - Unwillingness or inability of patient and/or guardian/ family to sign an informed consent - Physical placement of cooling cap impedes routine treatment - Patient has a core body temperature of 36 degrees C or less at time of assessment


NCT ID:

NCT00676104


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Odette A Harris, MD, MPH
Emory University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Atlanta, Georgia 30303
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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