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 recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2012 by Baskent University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Baskent University Identifier:
First received: March 6, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2012
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to compare two different anaesthetic agent effect on postoperative Troponin I levels in pediatric cardiac surgery

Condition Intervention Phase
Myocardial Injury
Anaesthetic Preconditioning
Drug: Midazolam
Drug: Sevoflurane
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Baskent University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • myocardial protective effect of sevoflurane [ Time Frame: postoperative 48 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Postoperative troponin I levels

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemodynamic and respiratory data [ Time Frame: Postoperative 48 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Arterial pressure, heart rate, blood gas analysis, extubation time,

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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


Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 6 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: NCT01548859

Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine
Ankara, Çankaya, Turkey, 06490
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baskent University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Huseyin Utku YILDIRIM, Anaesthesiology Resident, Baskent University Identifier: NCT01548859     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KA 11/60 
Study First Received: March 6, 2012
Last Updated: March 6, 2012
Health Authority: Turkey: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Baskent University:
Myocardial protection
Myocardial injury
Anaesthetic preconditioning
Pediatric cardiac surgery
Troponin I

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics, Inhalation
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
GABA Agents
GABA Modulators
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Psychotropic Drugs
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