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Ultrasound Comparison of the Surface of the Subclavian and the Axillary Vein Versus the Surface of the Subclavian Vein (AnatoAbord)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01647815
First Posted: July 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
  Purpose
The main objective of this study is the demonstration of an increase of over 50% of the surface visible on ultrasound (mm2) of the axillary vein and subclavian vein in arm abduction (90 °) and external rotation (90 °) with respect to the surface of the subclavian vein along the arm body.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Volunteers Procedure: Ultrasound measures

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Ultrasound Comparison of the Surface of the Subclavian Vein (Arm in Abduction (90°) and External Rotation (90 °)) and the Surface of the Axillary Vein (Arms Along the Body) Versus the Surface of the Subclavian Vein (Arm Along the Body)

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Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • vein surface (mm^2), subclavian vein with arm along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • vein surface (mm^2), subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • vein surface (mm^2), axillary vein with arm along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Vein depth (mm), subclavian vein with arms along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of minor axis (mm), subclavian vein with arms along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of major axis (mm), subclavian vein with arms along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

  • Artery-vein distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

    Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

  • Vein-pleura distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

    The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • The distance to the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

  • Distance to brachial plexus (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm along side the body.

    The distance of the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? = yes


  • Vein depth (mm), subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of minor axis (mm), subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of major axis (mm), subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Vein depth (mm), axillary vein with arm along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of minor axis (mm), axillary vein with arm along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Length of major axis (mm), axillary vein with arm along side the body [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
  • Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

  • Artery-vein distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

    Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

  • The distance to the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

  • Vein-pleura distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

    The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • Distance to brachial plexus (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of subclavian vein with arm in abduction and external rotation.

    The distance of the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? = yes


  • Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.

  • Artery-vein distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.

    Artery-vein distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.

  • Vein-pleura distance (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.

    The vein-pleura distance is displayed in the section plane? = yes


  • Distance to brachial plexus (mm) [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]

    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.

    The distance of the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? = yes


  • The distance to the brachial plexus is visualized in the sectional plane? yes/no [ Time Frame: baseline (transversal); Day 0 ]
    Ultrasound of axillary vein with arm along side the body.


Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 50 healthy volunteers
The study population consists of healthy volunteers aged 18 to 50 years and without previous surgery, trauma, or thrombosis of the axilla or the shoulder girdle.
Procedure: Ultrasound measures
Ultrasound will be used to measure the surfaces of the axillary and subclavian veins with the arms in different positions. Our goal is to compare the vein surface area available among different vein-position combinations. Our goal does not include testing specific devices.

Detailed Description:

The secondary objective of this study is to investigate the anatomical relationships of these veins with the subclavian artery, the brachial plexus and the pleura, and assess the depth of the vein to the skin. Specifically, the following will be assessed:

  • the depth of the vein (mm)
  • the length of the minor axis (mm)
  • the length of the major axis (mm)
  • artery-vein distance (mm)
  • vein-pleural distance (mm)
  • the distance of the brachial plexus (mm)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The volunteer must have given his/her informed and signed consent
  • The volunteer must be insured or beneficiary of a health insurance plan
  • The volunteer is 18 to 50 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The volunteer is participating in another study
  • The volunteer is in an exclusion period determined by a previous study
  • The volunteer is under judicial protection, under tutorship or curatorship
  • The volunteer refuses to sign the consent
  • It is impossible to correctly inform the volunteer
  • The volunteer is pregnant, parturient, or breastfeeding
  • The volunteer has a contraindication for the exams in this study
  • Volunteer with a history of trauma or surgery in the axilla or the shoulder girdle
  • Volunteer with a known history of venous thrombosis in the axillary and / or subclavian veins
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01647815


Locations
France
CHU de Nîmes - Hôpital Universitaire Carémeau
Nîmes Cedex 09, France, 30029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pascal Jeannes, MD Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
  More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01647815     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LOCAL/2012/PJ-02
2012-A00624-39 ( Other Identifier: RCB number )
First Submitted: July 17, 2012
First Posted: July 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes:
Axillary vein ultrasound
Subclavian vein ultrasound