Rebalancing Thoraco Abdominal Heart Disease in Infants (RTAC) (RTAC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01255176|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 7, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Infants With Heart Disease Respiratory Therapy Techniques||Procedure: Thoracoabdominal rebalancing||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Effects of Physical Therapy Method of Restoring Cardiac Thoracic Abdominal Infants|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2011|
No Intervention: placebo group
not receive physical therapy intervention, there will only support the achievement of a handbook on the abdomen of the baby.
No Intervention: control group
not receive any type of intervention, and infants remain at rest
Experimental: Thoracoabdominal rebalancing
infants who receive physical therapy through the application of the handlings of the RTA.
Procedure: Thoracoabdominal rebalancing
In this group the infants received four handlings thoracoabdominal rebalancing, in order: 1) 5min support thoracoabdominal, in which the therapist leaned one hand on the lower chest and upper abdomen of the newborn, with some of its fingers on the ribs, pulling them gently down and keeping them in that position during inspiration, 2) more than 5 minutes of abdominal support, carried by hand in the lower abdomen of the newborn, applying light pressure during inspiration enough to be beaten by the diaphragm of the newborn and not to increase the use of accessory muscles of inspiration, 3) 5min support ileo-costal, by a slight manual pressure of the physiotherapist on the lateral chest and abdomen of the newborn, maintained throughout inspiration and 4) finally ran up 5min ginga thoracic maneuver slight manual pressure on the lower chest of newborns, directing the costal movement during expiration, now an then the other hemithorax.
- Changes in cardiorespiratory parameters [ Time Frame: 15 minutes after the end of the intervention ]
- Pain Scales (NIPS, PIPP, NFCS) [ Time Frame: Immediately after intervention and 15 minutes after the end of the intervention ]
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|Joana de Gusmão Children's Hospital|
|Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil|
|Principal Investigator:||Camila Schivinski, Doctor||Professor of Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina|