Evaluation of a New Airway Device - the YO2(R) Catheter in Patients Under Sedation
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01709890
Verified October 2012 by The University of Hong Kong. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
Patients under sedation not uncommonly develop upper airway obstruction or other respiratory complications and no airway device is available to provide reliable maintenance of the airway at present. I believe the YO2(R)airway catheter can improve the maintenance of patent airway in most sedated patients and improve O2 delivery to the airway. In addition it may also greatly facilitate the monitoring of expired CO2, which is widely recognised as the most important monitor of adequacy of breathing, yet frequently impossible to perform satisfactorily in sedated patients at the moment.
Condition or disease
Patients Undergoing Anesthesiologist-administered iv Sedation During Diagnostic/ Therapeutic Procedures
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients undergoing anesthesiologist-administered sedation for diagnostic/ therapeutic procedures
Adult patient, age >18 and <80
Undergoing anesthesiologist-administered sedation for diagnostic/ therapeutic procedures
Expected procedure require access to or involve the nostrils.
Obesity (BMI >=30)
Chronic lung diseases (e.g. COPD) associated with chronic hypoxia