Heart Rate Changes With Propofol

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 2, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christopher Lancaster, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Brief Summary:
This is a prospective pilot study to quantify the changes in heart rate when propofol is administered after inhalational anesthesia induction.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Surgical Patients Other: Observation

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Changes in Heart Rate Following Administration of Propofol After Inhalational Induction
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2012

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Drug Information available for: Propofol

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Propofol Other: Observation
There is no intervention, this is an observational study.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in heart rate [ Time Frame: Baseline & every 30 secs for 3 mins ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Surgery patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. At least 1 year of age or older.
  2. Routine (elective) surgical patients with ASA classifications of 1 or 2 (healthy).
  3. Patients that are already scheduled to receive inhalational induction followed by IV propofol.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Premature infants of less than 30 weeks, who are less that 60 weeks post-gestational age at the time of study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01355432

United States, Ohio
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator: Christopher Lancaster, MD Nationwide Children's Hospital

Responsible Party: Christopher Lancaster, Attending Anesthesiologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT01355432     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB11-00236
First Posted: May 18, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 2, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

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