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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Brain Injury or Malnutrition
and you are
between 18 and 85
years old
This is an observational trial.
You are contributing to medical knowledge about your condition.
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The purpose

Malnutrition is defined by an energy supply deficit, protein, macro-molecules or micro-nutrients, resulting from an imbalance between nutrient intakes and metabolic needs of the body. It concerns 40 to 60% of patients upon entry into resuscitation and influences their prognosis. Studies over the past decade have shown that nutritional deficiency increases the morbidity and mortality in intensive care. Several clinical and biological parameters were evaluated as markers of malnutrition, including the ratio of urea / urine creatinine. The report would identify patients in a state of malnutrition, to optimize their nutritional care. This setting is easy to obtain in all patients by simple urine collection unlike other clinical and biological criteria of resuscitation malnutrition assessment. This ratio of urea / urien creatinine would optimize energy intake of critically ill patients, for which nutritional management methods are widely debated.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02911246. The sponsor of the trial is Nantes University Hospital and it is looking for 309 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Evaluation Report of the Urea / Urine Creatinine as a Marker of Nutritional Status Predictive of ICU Care Associated Infections