The Effect of Nicardipine on Kidney Function During Orthognathic Surgery Under Hypotensive Anesthesia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yonsei University Identifier:
First received: August 2, 2010
Last updated: June 11, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
Since nicardipine is known to protect kidney function, nicardipine infusion will result in better renal parameters measured in this study.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Subjects
Drug: Nicardipine
Drug: remifentanil

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Creatinine Clearance [ Time Frame: 2hr after the start of hypotensive anesthesia ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

    Hypotensive anesthesia means that we maintain the mean blood pressure between 55 & 65 mmHg during surgery to decrease the blood loss.

    The specific time point is exactly 2hr after we star to lower the blood pressure.

Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: nicardipine Drug: Nicardipine
Active Comparator: remifentanil Drug: remifentanil
0.1-0.5 ugkg/min during hypotensive anesthesia
Other Name: ultiva®


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy adult patients undergoing hypotensive anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with any co-morbidity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01175746

Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Principal Investigator: Ji Young Kim Severance hospital, YUHS
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yonsei University Identifier: NCT01175746     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3-2009-0196 
Study First Received: August 2, 2010
Last Updated: June 11, 2013
Health Authority: South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
healthy adult patients
ASA class I
hypotensive anesthesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antihypertensive Agents
Analgesics, Opioid
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
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