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Reduction of Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients Subjected to Cardiac Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01597427
First Posted: May 14, 2012
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Luiz Fernando dos Reis Falcao, Federal University of São Paulo
May 8, 2012
May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
March 2009
April 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Reduction pulmonary artery pressure [ Time Frame: During intraoperative (hours) ]
Assessed four times: before (T0) administration of 2 μg·kg-1 of intravenous clonidine or a placebo, 30 minutes after the onset of treatment (T1), immediately after ECC (T2), and 10 minutes after the injection of protamine (T3).
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • Doses of Dobutamine [ Time Frame: During intraoperative (hours) ]
    Evaluate the need for using and dose of dobutamine immediately after extracorporeal circulation between groups.
  • Doses of Sodium nitroprusside [ Time Frame: During intraoperative (hours) ]
    Evaluate the need for using and dose of sodium nitroprusside immediately after extracorporeal circulation between groups.
Same as current
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Reduction of Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients Subjected to Cardiac Surgery
Intravenous Clonidine Does Not Reduce Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients Subjected to Cardiac
The aim of this study is to assess the ability of clonidine to reduce the mean pulmonary artery pressure in patients with pulmonary hypertension subjected to cardiac surgery.
Prospective, clinical-interventionist, randomized, and double-blind study. Patients with group 2 pulmonary hypertension will be included and subjected to cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation. Mean pulmonary artery pressure and the doses of dobutamine and sodium nitroprusside will be assessed four times: before (T0) administration of 2 μg/kg of intravenous clonidine or a placebo, 30 minutes after the onset of treatment (T1), immediately after extracorporeal circulation (T2), and 10 minutes after the injection of protamine (T3).
Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Anesthesia
  • Drug: Clonidine
    Administration of 2 μg/kg of intravenous clonidine
  • Drug: Placebo
    Injection of placebo solution.
  • Sham Comparator: Clonidine
    Administration of 2 μg/kg of intravenous clonidine.
    Intervention: Drug: Clonidine
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Injection of placebo solution.
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo
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Completed
29
March 2012
April 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signing an informed consent form,
  • Aged 18 to 80 years
  • Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease,
  • Physical status 2 or 3 according to the classification system of the American Society of Anesthesiologists,
  • Subjected to cardiac circulation with extracorporeal circulation
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Brazil
 
 
NCT01597427
UNIFESP-02
No
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Luiz Fernando dos Reis Falcao, Federal University of São Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
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Study Chair: Luiz Fernando R Falcao, Ph.D. Federal University of Sao Paulo
Principal Investigator: Benedito B Joao, MD Federal University of São Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
May 2012

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