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Does Administration of Etomidate and Propofol of the Anesthetic Induction of Elderly Hypertensive Patient Provide Superior Blood Pressure Stability in Response to Direct Laryngoscopy When Compared to Propofol or Etomidate Alone?

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Did not begin)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01248234
First Posted: November 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 16, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Mississippi Medical Center
  Purpose
This study will attempt to show that a combination of drugs, Etomidate and Propofol, provide a more stable blood pressure when used to put elderly hypertensive patients to sleep than either drug used alone.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: propofol Drug: Etomidate Drug: Propofol and Etomidate Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Does Administration of Etomidate and Propofol if the Anesthetic Induction of the Elderly Hypertensive Patient Provide Superior Blood Pressure Stability in Response to Direct Laryngosacopy, When Compared to Propofol or Etomidate Alone?

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Further study details as provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure stability during anesthetic induction [ Time Frame: 15 minutes ]
    Blood pressure will be measures every minute for 15 minutes following anesthetic induction


Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: July 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Propofol
Propofol alone will be used to put an elderly hypertensive patient to sleep for surgery.
Drug: propofol
Propofol 1mg/kg will be given once to put the patient to sleep for surgery.
Active Comparator: Etomidate
Etomidate alone will be used to put an elderly hypertensive patient to sleep.
Drug: Etomidate
Etomidate 0.3mg/kg will be given once to put the patient to sleep for surgery.
Active Comparator: Propofol and Etomidate
A combination of Etomidate and Propofol will be used to put an elderly hypertensive patient to sleep for surgery.
Drug: Propofol and Etomidate
Etomidate 0.2mg/kg plus Propofol 0.5mg/kg will be given once to put the patient to sleep for surgery.

Detailed Description:
Same as above.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients at least 65 years old, with a history of hypertension.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients less than 65 years old or without a history of hypertension.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01248234


Locations
United States, Mississippi
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Investigators
Study Chair: Cynthia A Vaughn, MD University of Mississippi Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Mississippi Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01248234     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-0097
First Submitted: November 23, 2010
First Posted: November 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 16, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:
elderly
hypertensive
anesthesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Propofol
Etomidate
Anesthetics
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General