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Sensitivity of Hyomental Distance Ratio as a Single Predictor of Difficult Intubation in Obstetrics (HMDR)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00916812
First Posted: June 10, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2015
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Collaborator:
Corniche Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Waleed Riad, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
  Purpose
This is a study to detect the sensitivity of thyromental distance ratio as a single predictor for difficult intubation in patients undergoing cesarean section under general anesthesia.

Condition
Caesarean Section

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Hyomental Distance Ratio as a Predictor for Difficult Intubation in Elective and Emergency Cesarean Section.

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Further study details as provided by Waleed Riad, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prediction of difficult intubation [ Time Frame: One year ]

Enrollment: 188
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The authors intend to use the HMDR for detection of difficult intubation in parturient undergoing cesarean section that is either elective or emergency.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients presenting for cesarean section under general anesthesia.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients presenting for cesarean section under general anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United Arab Emirates
Al Corniche Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3788
Sponsors and Collaborators
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
Corniche Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Waleed Riad, MD, AB, SB King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Waleed Riad, Dr., King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00916812     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ACH 0901
First Submitted: June 9, 2009
First Posted: June 10, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2015
Last Verified: January 2015

Keywords provided by Waleed Riad, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital:
Difficult intubation
Hyomental distance
Obstetric
Mallampati classification
Thyromental distance
Sternomental distance