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Boston, Massachusetts 02120


Purpose:

In this study we wanted to determine if perioperative administration of olanzapine prior to knee or hip replacement surgery in high risk patients would prevent the onset of postoperative delirium.


Study summary:

Postoperative delirium is a serious and common (20% to 60%) complication in orthopedic surgery patients. In this study we investigate whether prophylactic administration of olanzapine can prevent delirium from occurring after knee or hip replacement in high-risk patients > 65 years of age. This is a randomized, double-blind, single center, placebo-controlled study.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - High risk for delirium age > 65 history of delirium medical comorbidities ability to give informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Dementia Alcohol abuse Current use of an antipsychotic Allergy to olanzapine


NCT ID:

NCT00699946


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Susan Kelly, MD
New England Baptist Hospital


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02120
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 16, 2018

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