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Effect of Succinylcholine on Patients Using Statins

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
Outcomes Research Consortium
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00986583
First received: September 23, 2009
Last updated: September 3, 2010
Last verified: September 2010

September 23, 2009
September 3, 2010
September 2009
July 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
plasma myoglobin concentration [ Time Frame: induction, 5 minutes after administration, 20 minutes and 24 hours post operatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
plasma myglobulin concentration [ Time Frame: induction, 5 minutes after administration, 20 minutes and 24 hours post operatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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  • muscle pain [ Time Frame: 2 and 24 hours postoperatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • serum potassium concentration [ Time Frame: 2 and 24 hours postoperatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • plasma CK concentration [ Time Frame: 2 and 24 hours postoperatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • urine myoglobin and onset plus duration of succinylcholine block [ Time Frame: 2 and 24 hours postoperatively ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Effect of Succinylcholine on Patients Using Statins
Effect of Succinylcholine on Patients Using Statins

Based on available mechanistic and clinical information, the investigators propose a nonrandomized study to evaluate the effect of succinylcholine in patients taking statins. The investigators' purpose is to evaluate the effect of succinylcholine on patients taking statins. Patients scheduled to undergo elective surgery (other then orthopedic, spinal, vascular or muscle) with planned endotracheal intubation will be approached regarding participation in the trial. Design of the study is complex because there is no way to randomize patients to statins or no statins and also no way to take them off the statins prior surgery. So statin use will not be randomized; confounding factors will be accounted for by stratification (every 10 years of age from 40-80 and gender) and statistical adjustment. The investigators propose to test the hypothesis that succinylcholine administration increases plasma myoglobin concentration more in patients who are on statins compared to patients who do not.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

Patients scheduled for elective surgery with a planned endotracheal intubation while may or may not be taking statin medications.

Pain
Drug: Succinylcholine
Succinylcholine will be administered pre-induction over a period of 5 seconds
  • Statin use group
    Patients taking simvastatin, lovastatin, atorvastatin, or pravastatin for at least three months.
    Intervention: Drug: Succinylcholine
  • non statin use
    Patients not taking simvastatin, lovastatin, atorvastatin, or pravastatin for at least three months.
    Intervention: Drug: Succinylcholine
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Completed
70
July 2010
July 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled for elective surgery not involving orthopedic procedure, muscle and spinal surgery
  • ASA Physical Status 1-3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of liver failure
  • History of renal failure
  • History of neuromuscular disease
  • Increased intraocular pressure
  • Recent major burn
  • Multiple trauma
  • Susceptibility to or family history of malignant hyperthermia
Both
40 Years to 80 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00986583
09-683
Yes
Daniel Sessler, MD, Cleveland Clinic
Outcomes Research Consortium
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Study Chair: Daniel I Sessler, MD The Cleveland Clinic
Outcomes Research Consortium
September 2010

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