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Use of Ketamine Prior to Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Identifier:
First received: November 9, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted

November 9, 2007
November 9, 2007
July 2004
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  • To compare expression of serum markers of CNS injury [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  • to compare expression of multiple pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines between cases and controls. [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
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to compare the clinical, radiological and neurodevelopmental outcomes of the cases and controls [ Time Frame: one month ]
Same as current
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Use of Ketamine Prior to Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children
Use of Ketamine Prior to Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children
To assess whether the drug ketamine given prior to cardiopulmonary bypass can decrease injury to the cells in the brain.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Drug: saline
    2 mg/Kg IV saline within 5 minutes of initiation of Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Drug: ketamine
    2 mg/Kg IV within 5 minutes of cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Placebo Comparator: 1
    Intervention: Drug: saline
  • Experimental: 2
    Intervention: Drug: ketamine
Bhutta AT, Schmitz ML, Swearingen C, James LP, Wardbegnoche WL, Lindquist DM, Glasier CM, Tuzcu V, Prodhan P, Dyamenahalli U, Imamura M, Jaquiss RD, Anand KJ. Ketamine as a neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory agent in children undergoing surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass: a pilot randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 May;13(3):328-37. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31822f18f9.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
November 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • less than one year of age
  • undergoing cardiac surgery for repair of ventricular septal defect
  • requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
  • not requiring retrogrades cerebral perfusion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Downs Syndrome
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
up to 1 Year   (Child)
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United States
28781 Bhutta
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Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
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Principal Investigator: Adnan T Bhutta, MD Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
November 2007

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