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Effect of Thoracic Paravertebral Block on Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01755910
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2014 by Marina Simaioforidou, Larissa University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : December 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 10, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marina Simaioforidou, Larissa University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The Left thoracic paravertebral block have a different effect on heart's autonomic nervous system, as measured with Heart Rate Variability, compared to Right interscalene block

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Surgery Thoracic Paravertebral Block HRV Autonomic Nervous System Other: Left thoracic paravertebral block Other: Right thoracic paravertebral block

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Thoracic Paravertebral Block on the Autonomous System as Measured by Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Study Start Date : December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2016

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Left thoaracic paravertebral block
Surgery in the left breast under left thoracic paravertebral block and HRV
Other: Left thoracic paravertebral block
Right thoracic paravertebral block and HRV
Surgery in the right breast under right thoracic paravertebral block and HRV
Other: Right thoracic paravertebral block



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Effect of thoracic paravertebral block on Heart Rate Variability (HRV) [ Time Frame: 30 min after the application of the thoracic paravertebral block ]
    The Left thoracic paravertebral block has different effect on heart's autonomic nervous system, as measured with HRV, than the Right.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients for elective breast surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective breast surgery
  • Age 20 - 65 years
  • ASA I - II

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Coagulopathy disorders
  • Infection at the puncture site for the thoracic paravertebral block
  • Severe kyphoscoliosis
  • Allergy to local anesthetics
  • BMI > 35
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Patient's refusal
  • Problems with patient communication
  • Arrythmia
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Thyroid function disorders
  • Patients with conduction disorders on the ECG
  • Electrolyte disorders (K+, Na+, Ca++)
  • Patients on medication that affect the ECG

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Contacts
Contact: Marina Simaioforidou, Medicine 00306972202573 msimaiof@otenet.gr
Contact: George Vretzakis, Medicine 00302413502952 ext 2952 gvretzakis@yahoo.com

Locations
Greece
Larissa University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Larissa, Thessally, Greece, 41110
Contact: George Vretzakis, Medicine    00302413502952 ext 2952    gvretzakis@yahoo.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Larissa University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marina Simaioforidou, Medicine Larissa University Hospital
Study Director: George Vretzakis, Medicine Larissa University Hospital
Study Chair: Aikaterini Tsiaka, Medicine Larissa University Hospital

Responsible Party: Marina Simaioforidou, Anesthesiologist, Larissa University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01755910     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HRV Thoracic paravertebral
First Posted: December 24, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 10, 2014
Last Verified: July 2014

Keywords provided by Marina Simaioforidou, Larissa University Hospital:
Breast Surgery
Thoracic Paravertebral Block
HRV
Autonomic Nervous System