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The Effect of Intubation Method on Outcome of Cervical Spine Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00413569
First Posted: December 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: December 19, 2006
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Information provided by:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  Purpose
The specific aim of this study is to demonstrate that inserting a breathing tube using a standard laryngoscope with the patient fully anesthetized is a safe and effective means of securing the airway in a patient with cervical spine disk herniation or stenosis. The two groups compared are composed of those who are intubated with direct laryngoscopy and those who are intubated with a fiberoptic scope.

Condition Intervention
Cervical Pain Procedure: cervical spine surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years of age for cervical disk herniation or cervical spine surgery by either Drs Snow or Lavyne from 1998-2006.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unstable (broken) cervical spine
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00413569


Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Scott D Solomon, MD Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00413569     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0610008805
First Submitted: December 18, 2006
First Posted: December 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: December 19, 2006
Last Verified: December 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms