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Comparison of Intraoperative Warming Devices

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00711867
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 9, 2008
Results First Posted : December 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Dynatherm Medical Inc.
Information provided by:
Mayo Clinic

Brief Summary:
The sublingual (under the tongue) core temperature within 10 minutes of arrival in the post anesthesia care unit (PACU) for patients warmed with the Dynatherm vitalHeat2 (VH2) System under general anesthesia for total knee arthroplasty will be equivalent to that of patients warmed with the Arizant Bair Hugger System.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Total Knee Arthroplasty Device: VH2 Device: Bair Hugger Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 55 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Intraoperative Warming: Comparison of Performance of the Dynatherm Medical vitalHeat™ Temperature Management System (vH2) and the Arizant Bair Hugger System
Study Start Date : July 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: VH2
Dynatherm vitalHeat2 (VH2) temperature management system.
Device: VH2
Dynatherm vitalHeat2 (VH2) temperature management system.
Active Comparator: Bair Hugger
Arizant Bair Hugger temperature management system.
Device: Bair Hugger
Arizant Bair Hugger temperature management system.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sublingual Temperature. [ Time Frame: Within 10 minutes of arrival in PACU ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Initial total knee arthroplasty.
  • Expected duration of surgery at least 2 hours.
  • General anesthesia.
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classification I-III.
  • Age >= 18 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Skin abrasion at the device application site.
  • History of peripheral vascular disease.
  • History of allergic skin conditions of the upper extremities.
  • History of malignant hyperthermia.

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Locations
United States, Arizona
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85054
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Dynatherm Medical Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kent Weinmeister, M.D. Mayo Clinic

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Kent Weinmeister M.D., Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00711867     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-003313
First Posted: July 9, 2008    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: December 2, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009