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Does Sildenafil Protect Against Pulmonary Related Complications Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2006 by NHS Greater Glasgow Yorkhill Division.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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NHS Greater Glasgow Yorkhill Division Identifier:
First received: July 7, 2006
Last updated: October 10, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
Does pre-operative administration of Sildenafil (Viagra, Pfizer) reduce the lung injury associated with cardiopulmonary bypass in children undergoing corrective surgical repair of congenital heart disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Drug: Sildenafil Citrate
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single-Centre Study of the Pre-Operative Effect of Sildenafil Citrate on Pulmonary Related Complications Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Repair.

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Further study details as provided by NHS Greater Glasgow Yorkhill Division:

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: June 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Paediatric patients undergoing open heart surgery utilising cardiopulmonary bypass to correct acyanotic congenital heart disease.

Age > 3 months Parents that show a good understanding of their child's condition and are happy for their child to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients with known organ dysfunction prior to surgery (pulmonary, renal or hepatic) Communication barrier resulting in poor basic comprehension of the proposed study (e.g. language barrier) Patients with cyanotic heart disease Patients undergoing heart surgery without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass Patients who do not tolerate oral Sildenafil (e.g. Vomiting) or whose surgery is subsequently cancelled.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00350441

United Kingdom
Royal Hospital for Sick Children
Glasgow, Strathclyde, United Kingdom, G3 8SJ
Sponsors and Collaborators
NHS Greater Glasgow Yorkhill Division
Principal Investigator: Tony Vassalos, MB Ch B Royal Hospital for Sick Children
  More Information Identifier: NCT00350441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05/CA/01 
Study First Received: July 7, 2006
Last Updated: October 10, 2006

Keywords provided by NHS Greater Glasgow Yorkhill Division:
Sildenafil Citrate
Cardiopulmonary bypass
Open heart surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Citric Acid
Sildenafil Citrate
Calcium Chelating Agents
Chelating Agents
Sequestering Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Urological Agents processed this record on February 20, 2017