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Prospective Data Collection of Patients < 6 Months of Age Undergoing Thoracoscopic Surgery

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arlyne Thung, Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 22, 2013
Last updated: February 21, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
The study is primarily a descriptive study examining the physiological, ventilatory, surgical, and recovery effects of patients ≤ 6 months of age who undergo thoracoscopic surgery and to determine the accuracy of transcutaneous CO2 (TC-CO2) and end-tidal CO2 (ET-CO2) during high frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) and thoracoscopic procedures.

Condition Intervention
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Tracheoesophageal Fistula Esophageal Atresia Procedure: Thoracoscopic surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Arlyne Thung, Nationwide Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in transcutaneous CO2 [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery, average of 3 hours. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in ET-CO2 [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery, average of 3 hours. ]
    End-tidal CO2

  • Change in heart rate [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery, average of 3 hours. ]
  • Change in blood pressure [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery, average of 3 hours. ]
    Non-invasive and invasive.

  • Change in SpO2 [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery, average of 3 hours. ]
    Oxygen saturation.

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: August 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Thoracoscopic surgery
Infants undergoing thoracoscopic surgery.
Procedure: Thoracoscopic surgery


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 6 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Infants < 6 months of age undergoing thoracoscopic surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presenting for thoracoscopic surgery
  • Patients aged ≤ 6 months of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presenting for any procedure other than thoracoscopic surgery
  • Patients aged > 6 months of age
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02033772

United States, Ohio
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arlyne Thung
  More Information

Responsible Party: Arlyne Thung, Assistant Clinical Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT02033772     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB12-00503
Study First Received: November 22, 2013
Last Updated: February 21, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia, Diaphragmatic
Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital
Esophageal Atresia
Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Congenital Abnormalities
Digestive System Abnormalities
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Digestive System Fistula
Respiratory Tract Fistula
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Tracheal Diseases processed this record on August 23, 2017