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Norepinephrine for Spinal-induced Hypotension (NE in spianl)

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified October 2017 by AlRefaey Kandeel, Mansoura University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AlRefaey Kandeel, Mansoura University
Norepinephrine (NE) infusion is used prophylactically to counteract the vasodilator effect of spinal anesthesia. prophylactic use of NE infusion is expected to decrease bouts of hypotension, vomiting and increase patient satisfaction

Condition Intervention
Spinal Anesthesia Drug: Norepinephrine infusion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prophylactic Norepinephrine Infusion for Spinal-induced Hypotension

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Further study details as provided by AlRefaey Kandeel, Mansoura University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • incidence of hypotension [ Time Frame: intraoperative ]
    intraoperative decrease of patient blood pressure by more than 20% from its basal reading

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Anticipated Study Start Date: November 1, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 1, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 1, 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control group
Experimental: NE group Drug: Norepinephrine infusion
Norepinephrine infusion (5miclml) is immediately started after spinal anesthesia. Rate starts at 30 ml/h and modified according to hemodynamic state


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients scheduled for elective surgery under spinal anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ischemic heart disease uncontrolled hypertension
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03308708

Mansoura university
Al Manşūrah, Dkahleya, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mansoura University
  More Information

Responsible Party: AlRefaey Kandeel, Dr, Mansoura University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03308708     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NE_spinal
First Submitted: October 9, 2017
First Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Vasoconstrictor Agents