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The Effect of Oral and Intravenous Ramosetron During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2009 by Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 30, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2009
History: No changes posted
Patients undergoing general anesthesia for laparoscopic cholecystectomy have a high risk of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). The investigators investigated the effect of oral and IV ramosetron on PONV prophylaxis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Condition Intervention
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Drug: intravenous ramosetron
Drug: oral ramosetron
Drug: oral and IV ramosetron

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Bundang Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of PONV [ Time Frame: postoperative 0-48 h ]

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: group I
0.3 mg IV ramosetron
Drug: intravenous ramosetron
0.3 mg IV ramosetron (group I)
Active Comparator: group II
0.1 mg oral ramosetron
Drug: oral ramosetron
0.1 mg oral ramosetron (group II)
Active Comparator: group III
0.1 mg oral ramosetron plus 0.3 mg IV ramosetron
Drug: oral and IV ramosetron
0.1 mg oral ramosetron plus 0.3 mg IV ramosetron (group III).


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA I-II patients, 25-65 years, electivelaparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • GI disease, pregnant or menstruating, history of motion sickness and/or postoperative emesis, antiemetics within 24 h before surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01041183

Korea, Republic of
Jung-Hee Ryu
Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Republic of, 463-707
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Identifier: NCT01041183     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: nasea-LC 
Study First Received: December 30, 2009
Last Updated: December 30, 2009

Keywords provided by Seoul National University Bundang Hospital:
Oral plus IV ramosetron may be more effective than
IV ramosetron and oral ramosetron for the prophylaxis of
PONV after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on February 20, 2017