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Changes of Dorsalis Pedis Artery Flow Pattern After Caudal Block in Children: Observational Study Using a Duplex Sonography

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 19, 2010
Last updated: October 6, 2010
Last verified: October 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine the changes of Dorsalis Pedis Artery Flow Pattern after Caudal Block in Children: Observational Study Using a Duplex Sonography.

Anesthesia, Caudal

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigation of arterial hemodynamics
    Investigation of arterial hemodynamics included peak systolic velocity [PS], end diastolic velocity [ED], mean velocity [MV], time-averaged maximum velocity [TAmax], time-averaged mean velocity [TAmean], pulsatility index [PI], volume flow [VF], and dorsalis pedis artery diameter [D].

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
duplex ultrasonography
conduct duplex ultrasonography after caudal block with sevoflurane anaesthesia in children


Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
children patients who visit Severance hospital

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Twenty (ASA status I) unpremedicated children, ages 1 to 5 yr old, who were scheduled for a day-case urologic surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • if there were contraindications for caudal block including hypersensitivity to any local anaesthetics, bleeding diathesis, infections at the puncture sites, or pre-existing neurological disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01107873

Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Principal Investigator: Hae Keum Kil Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hae Keum Kil/Professor, Yonsei University, College of Medicine Identifier: NCT01107873     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2010-0085
Study First Received: April 19, 2010
Last Updated: October 6, 2010

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Twenty (ASA status I) unpremedicated children, ages 1 to 5 yr old processed this record on May 25, 2017