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Compare the Side Effects and Difference Awake Level of Three TCI Propofol Formula in TVOR Patients

This study has been completed.
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 25, 2008
Last updated: December 14, 2009
Last verified: December 2008
This study is to find the fewer side effects formula of anesthesia for TVOR patients, to compare the BIS level during emergence and to find the correlation between BIS and transcutaneous carbon dioxide concentration.

Bispectral Index Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide PONV Blood Pressure Heart Rate

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Compare the Side Effects and Differences Awake Level of Propofol by Using Three TCI Formula of Anesthesia in TVOR Patients

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Vital signs changes and side effects of drugs among groups [ Time Frame: pre-anesthesia, post-anesthesia, and one hour post-anesthesia ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Correlation between transcutaneous carbon dioxide and BIS (bispectral index) [ Time Frame: From drug infusion stopped to patients awake (per minute) ]

Enrollment: 118
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
pure propofol by TCI pump with titration.
10ug/kg alfentanyl bolus and propofol TCI pump infusion with titration
20ug/kg alfentanyl bolus and propofol TCI pump infusion with titration

Detailed Description:
Transvaginal oocyte retrieval (TVOR) is a procedure often used in infertility women . During the procedure, sedation, analgesia or anesthesia are often required. Propofol and alfentanyl are used for these patients for years, but these drugs are used in intravenous form and can be found in follicular fluid. Although further investigation needs to be undertaken to investigate any potential influence on fertilization and implantation rates, we anesthesiologist want to lower the use of drugs in these women. Target-controlled infusion (TCI) pumps can estimate and calculate the target and plasma concentration of propofol. By using these pumps , we can estimate the stable concentration of drugs. Besides, Bispectral index (BIS) monitor can help us to evaluate awareness or unarousable amnesia when we turn lower the drug use and keep patients amnesia during the procedure. Transcutaneous carbon dioxide monitor (tcCO2) can mimic the level of CO2 in patients by using noninvasive method. During anesthesia, CO2 will retain and may induce CO2 nacrosis, so we use these noninvasive method to help us to detect CO2 level preventing CO2 nacrosis and to see if there are any relationship with BIS.

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
ASA physical status I or II women age between 25 and 45 y/o participating to receive TVOR procedure.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA physical status I or II women age between 25 and 45 y/o participating to receive TVOR

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Allergy history to alfentanyl, propofol or lidocaine
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00760253

Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Director: Chuen-shin Jeng, MD, MS Visiting staff
  More Information


Responsible Party: Jeng Chuen-shin/ visiting staff of Anesthesiology, NTUH, NTUH Identifier: NCT00760253     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200807070R
Study First Received: September 25, 2008
Last Updated: December 14, 2009

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
target control infusion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Analgesics, Opioid
Sensory System Agents
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