SNICU Research

Our studies have at least one of the Intensive care faculty members as a Principal Investigator. We have an excellent Research support staff to assist and coordinate the different ongoing projects.

Current Clinical Trials in the SNICU

  1. Photodynamic Treatment of Endotracheal Tubes for the Photoablation of Microorganisms
    Co-Investicators: Dr. Thomas and Dr. Kumar

  2. Phase IV, Multicenter, Observational Study Evaluating Hemodynamic Outcomes with BREVIBLOC (EsmoloHydrochloride) in Patients with Supraventricular Tachycardia/Artrial Fibrillation in Primary Investigator: Dr. Kumar and Co-Investigator: Dr. Hadder

SNICU Coordinator

Pam Ross
pager: 7778
phone: 319-356-8878
cell phone: 319-202-1024

Completed Clinical Trials in the SNICU

  1. Efficacy and Safety of Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in Adult Patients with Septic Shock Dr. Avinash Kumar

  2. Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate  the Safety and Efficacy of BAY 41-6551 as Adjunctive Therapy in Intubated and Mechanically-Ventilated Patients with Gram-Negative Pneumonia. 

  3. A Retrospective, Cohort Trial Comparing Dynamic versus Static Resuscitation of Shock

  4. Mechanisms of Blood Pressure Augmentation with the Trendelenburg Position in Critically Ill Patients: An Evaluation with Automated Border Detection and Doppler Echocardiography

  5. The Similarities of Aortic and Axillary Arterial Doppler Flow Velocities with Arterial Systolic Pressure Variation in the Critically Ill

  6. A Retrospective Analysis of the Effect of Efficient Fever Control with the Arctic Sun® Temperature Management System Compared to Traditional Cooling Techniques for the Management of Refractory Fever Associated with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Cardiac Arrest

  7. Monitoring Organ Donors to Improve Transplantation Results