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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 25, 2006
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health

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

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment 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  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Completion Date : February 2003

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 7 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asa 1 and 2 patients

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): 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 Identifier: NCT00232921     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02AR07
First Posted: October 5, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 25, 2006
Last Verified: December 2006