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Epidural and Cardiac Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01344603
First Posted: April 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 29, 2011
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Information provided by:
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
  Purpose
In the present study the investigators test the hypothesis that the epidural anesthesia added on the general anesthesia is able to improve patient's outcome.

Condition
Cardiac Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Epidural Analgesia in Cardiac Surgery

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Further study details as provided by Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele:

Groups/Cohorts
epidural
standard

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients undergoing cardiac surgery
  • adult (>18y)
  • sternotomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • abnormal coagulation profile
  • antiplatelet medications (other than aspirin)
  • ongoing anticoagulation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01344603


Locations
Italy
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Milano, MI, Italy, 20132
Sponsors and Collaborators
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
  More Information

Responsible Party: Landoni Giovanni, Vita-Salute University of Milano, Italy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01344603     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HSR epi CCH 38
First Submitted: April 27, 2011
First Posted: April 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 29, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele:
cardiac surgery
cardiac anesthesia
epidural

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases