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Hemodynamic Changes of Upper and Lower Extremities After Spinal Anesthesia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2009 by Yonsei University.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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First received: October 27, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2009
History: No changes posted
The aim of this study is to evaluate the changes of venous flow, volume, and resistance in upper (basilic v.) and lower (popliteal v.) extremities of the elderly healthy patients compared with elderly hypertensive patients who undergoing spinal anesthesia for transurethral prostatectomy.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: spinal anesthesia for surgery

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)

Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood flow [ Time Frame: during 30 min after spinal anesthesia ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Blood volume [ Time Frame: during 30 min after spinal anesthesia ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ultrasonographic exam Procedure: spinal anesthesia for surgery
spinal anesthesia (T10) for elective TURP surgery


Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 65yr men
  • who undergoes spinal anesthesia for elective TURP
  • normotensive/hypertensive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vascular disease
  • contraindications for spinal anesthesia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01003561

Contact: Jeong-Yeon Hong, MD
Contact: Hae K Kil, pHD

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Contact: Jeong-Yeon Hong, MD   
Contact: Hae K Kil, pHD   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hae K Kil, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Identifier: NCT01003561     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-TURP 
Study First Received: October 27, 2009
Last Updated: October 27, 2009
Health Authority: South Korea: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
ultrasonographic exam on upper and lower extremities

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
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