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Effect of Head Rotation on Overlap and Relative Position of Internal Jugular Vein to Carotid Artery in Infants and Children: A Study of the Anatomy Using Ultrasonography

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01017328
First Posted: November 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2009
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Information provided by:
Yonsei University
  Purpose
Effect of head rotation on overlap and relative position of internal jugular vein to carotid artery in infants and children: A study of the anatomy using ultrasonography.

Condition
Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Head Rotation on Overlap and Relative Position of Internal Jugular Vein to Carotid Artery in Infants and Children: A Study of the Anatomy Using Ultrasonography

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • comparison of internal jugular vein's relative position to carotid artery in children [ Time Frame: noninvasive ultrasonographic observation after inducing general anesthesia ]

Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
surgery with general anesthesia

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
infants and children undergoing surgery with general anesthesia
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Paediatric patients scheduled for elective urologic surgery were enrolled on a convenience basis, irrespective of their diagnosis or whether central venous access was planned.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infants or children with possible c-spine disorders or haemodynamic instabilities.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hae Keum Kil, PH.D Professor of Anesthesiology, Severance Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hae Keum Kil / Professor, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01017328     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2008-0648
First Submitted: November 19, 2009
First Posted: November 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
infants and children undergoing surgery with general anesthesia