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A Low Dose Remifentanil Infusion During Tracheal Extubation in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01152515
First Posted: June 29, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2011
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Information provided by:
Severance Hospital
  Purpose
Tracheal extubation can be associated with hyperdynamic circulatory response. The investigators examined the effect of maintaining a remifentanil infusion on the cardiovascular response during extubation in propofol-remifentanil sedated patients after surgery.

Condition Intervention Phase
Tracheal Extubation Drug: Remifentanil Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Low Dose Remifentanil Infusion During Tracheal Extubation in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients

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Further study details as provided by Severance Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiovascular response during extubation [ Time Frame: 10 min ]
    1. Heart rate and mean arterial pressure at extubation and 5, 10 min from extubation
    2. Coughing grade at extubation (0 = no coughing, 1 = a single cough, 2 = more than one episode of non-sustained coughing, 3 = sustained and repetitive coughing with head lift)


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time of awake and extubation [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    Time of BIS > 80 : time between 'stopping of propofol' and Time of extubation : time between 'stopping of propofol' and 'extubation'


Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control
stopping of propofol and remifentanil infusion
Drug: Remifentanil
Control group : stopping of propofol and remifentanil infusion Remifentanil group : stopping of propofol and maintenance of remifentanil infusion
Active Comparator: Remifentanil
stopping of propofol and maintenance of remifentanil infusion
Drug: Remifentanil
Control group : stopping of propofol and remifentanil infusion Remifentanil group : stopping of propofol and maintenance of remifentanil infusion

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age ≥ 20
  2. Short term ventilator care after surgery in intensive care unit

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. pneumonia
  2. chronic obstructive lung disease
  3. asthma
  4. end stage renal disease
  5. risk factors for aspiration
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01152515


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Anesthesia and Pain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Sponsors and Collaborators
Severance Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Anesthesia and Pain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01152515     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB 4-2010-0022
First Submitted: June 28, 2010
First Posted: June 29, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2011
Last Verified: May 2010

Keywords provided by Severance Hospital:
safety and efficacy of maintaining a remifentanil infusion during extubation in propofol-remifentanil sedated patients after surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Propofol
Remifentanil
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents