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Comparison of the Effects of Sevoflurane and Midazolam Used for the Maintenance of Anaesthesia on the Levels of Postoperative Cardiac Troponin I in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01548859
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2012 by Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Baskent University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 8, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 8, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Baskent University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare two different anaesthetic agent effect on postoperative Troponin I levels in pediatric cardiac surgery

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Myocardial Injury Anaesthetic Preconditioning Drug: Midazolam Drug: Sevoflurane Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : July 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Midazolam
Used for maintenance anaesthesia (0.2 mg/kg/saat continuous infusion)
Drug: Midazolam
0.2 mg/kg/saat continuous infusion of midazolam received during anaesthesia

Active Comparator: Sevoflurane
Used for the maintenance for anaesthesia (% 0.5-8 end tidal concentration)
Drug: Sevoflurane
end tidal concentration of % 0,5-8

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. myocardial protective effect of sevoflurane [ Time Frame: postoperative 48 hours ]
    Postoperative troponin I levels

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hemodynamic and respiratory data [ Time Frame: Postoperative 48 hours ]
    Arterial pressure, heart rate, blood gas analysis, extubation time,

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 6 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients scheduled for elective pediatric surgery
  • Patients written informed consent for study participation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Redo surgery
  • History of myocarditis
  • Renal failure
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Hypothyroidism

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01548859

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Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine
Ankara, Çankaya, Turkey, 06490
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baskent University
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Responsible Party: Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Anaesthesiology Resident, Baskent University Identifier: NCT01548859    
Other Study ID Numbers: KA 11/60
First Posted: March 8, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 8, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012
Keywords provided by Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Baskent University:
Myocardial protection
Myocardial injury
Anaesthetic preconditioning
Pediatric cardiac surgery
Troponin I
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
GABA Modulators
GABA Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Anesthetics, Inhalation