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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01107873
First Posted: April 21, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2010
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Information provided by:
Yonsei University
  Purpose
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.

Condition
Anesthesia, Caudal

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

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)
Groups/Cohorts
duplex ultrasonography
conduct duplex ultrasonography after caudal block with sevoflurane anaesthesia in children

  Eligibility

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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
Criteria

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.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01107873


Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Investigators
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01107873     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2010-0085
First Submitted: April 19, 2010
First Posted: April 21, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
Twenty (ASA status I) unpremedicated children, ages 1 to 5 yr old