COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
Get the latest public health information from CDC:

Get the latest research information from NIH: Menu

Ultrasound Assessment of the Inferior Vena Cava in Children

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03948282
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 13, 2019
Last Update Posted : November 6, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alok Moharir, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Brief Summary:
This is a prospective, non-blinded observational study to compare measurement of inferior vena cava (IVC) dimensions with two placement sites of the ultrasound probe (sub-xiphoid and the side or right lateral position).

Condition or disease

Layout table for study information
Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 51 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ultrasound Assessment of the Inferior Vena Cava in Children; Comparison of Sub-xiphoid and Right Lateral Coronal Views During Spontaneous Ventilation
Actual Study Start Date : July 31, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 16, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : August 16, 2019

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. IVC diameter [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Measurement of the inferior vena cava via ultrasound using the right lateral view and the subxiphoid view.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.

Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children undergoing elective dental surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA 1-2 patients scheduled for elective dental surgery under general anesthesia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of significant pulmonary disease, cardiac disease, and laparotomy.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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 identifier (NCT number): NCT03948282

Layout table for location information
United States, Ohio
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alok Moharir
Layout table for additonal information
Responsible Party: Alok Moharir, Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT03948282    
Other Study ID Numbers: STUDY00000316
First Posted: May 13, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2019
Last Verified: November 2019

Layout table for additional information
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No