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Ultrasound Guidance for Radial Arterial Blood Sampling

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01189188
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 26, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 26, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The investigators aim to determine if ultrasound guidance results in improved technique when drawing blood via a radial artery puncture.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Radial Artery Ultrasonography Procedure: Artery puncture with ultrasound guidance Procedure: Artery puncture without ultrasound guidance

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 74 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Ultrasound Guidance for Radial Arterial Blood Sampling
Study Start Date : August 2010
Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Study Completion Date : October 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound
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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: With ultrasound guidance
In this group of patients, ultrasound guidance will be used when drawing blood from the radial artery.
Procedure: Artery puncture with ultrasound guidance
Ultrasound device will be used to locate artery for puncture.
Active Comparator: Without ultrasound guidance
In this group of patients, no ultrasound guidance will be used when drawing blood from the radial artery.
Procedure: Artery puncture without ultrasound guidance
Blood drawn from radial artery according to conventional procedure, without ultrasound guidance.


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Is only one puncture attempt necessary to attain the radial artery? yes/no [ Time Frame: maximum two hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The number of puncture attempts required to attain the radial artery [ Time Frame: maximum two hous ]
  2. Visual Analog Scale score for pain felt by the patient (0.0 to 10.0) [ Time Frame: Maximum two hours ]
  3. Visual Analog Scale score for patient satisfaction (0.0 to 10.0) [ Time Frame: Maximum two hours ]
  4. Visual Analog Scale score for health professional satisfaction (0.0 to 10.) [ Time Frame: Maximum two hours ]
  5. Presence / absence of a hematoma at the site of puncture [ Time Frame: two hours ]
  6. Presence / absence of other complications [ Time Frame: Two hours ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject has signed consent
  • The subject is affiliated with a social security system
  • Health status necessitates an arterial blood sample for diagnostic, prognostic or therapeutic reasons

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The subject is participating in another study
  • The subject is in a study exclusion period determined by a previous study
  • The subject is under guardianship
  • The subject refuses to sign consent
  • Impossible to correctly inform the patient
  • The patient is pregnant, breastfeeding, or parturient
  • Allergies to one or more of the following: methyl, propylbenzoate, propylene glycol, chlorhexidine gluconate
  • Contraindication for an arterial puncture (at the radial artery)
  • Cardio-respiratory arrest
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01189188


Locations
France
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
Nîmes, France, 30029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Romain Genre-Grandpierre, MD Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01189188     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LOCAL/2010/RGG-03
2010-A00714-35 ( Other Identifier: N° ICB )
First Posted: August 26, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015