The Effect of Caudal Volumes on the Anatomical Spread of Caudals in Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health Identifier:
First received: October 4, 2005
Last updated: December 22, 2006
Last verified: December 2006

Radiological study into the anatomical spread of caudal local anaesthetic in children age 1-7

Condition Intervention Phase
Asa 1 and 2 Patients for Elective Surgery Requiring Caudal as Part of Their Care
Drug: caudal volume 1
Biological: caudal volume 2
Drug: caudal volume 3
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Institute of Child Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The radiographic height of the block post injection

Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 7 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asa 1 and 2 patients

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00232921

United Kingdom
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London, United Kingdom, WC1N 1EH
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
Principal Investigator: Mark Thomas, Dr Great Ormond Street Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00232921     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02AR07
Study First Received: October 4, 2005
Last Updated: December 22, 2006
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee processed this record on April 17, 2014