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Opioid-potentiated Volative Anaesthetic Vs. Remifentanil And Propofol During Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery (ABSENT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : March 11, 2013
Oslo University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Espen Lindholm, Sykehuset i Vestfold HF

Brief Summary:
Comparing 2 different anaesthetic methods during abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery. The patients will be followed up 30 days postoperative. Number of patients included will be 200. Perioperative details will be analyzed.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Aortic Diseases Abdominal Aneurysm Surgery Drug: Propofol Drug: Sevoflurane Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 193 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Opioid-potentiated Volative Anaesthetic(Sevoflurane)Compared to Remifentanil and Propofol During Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
Study Start Date : March 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2013

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1 Drug: Propofol
Infusion intravenously (IV) 0-10 mg/kg/h

Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Sevoflurane
0,7-1,5 MAC

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are planned for open, elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.
  • ASA group 1-4.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients below 18 years.
  • Patients who are included in other pharmaceutical studies.
  • Opioids-, benzodiazepins-, antiepileptic drugs-, alcohol- and α2-agonists abuse.
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women.
  • Patients with familiar history of malignant hyperthermia.
  • Patients with known hypersensitivity for opioids, propofol or volative anaesthetics.
  • Patients with considerable arrythmia (atrial fibrillation /atrial flutter is acceptable). Uncontrolled hypertension, serious psychiatric disease.
  • Patients with unstable angina pectoris or myocardial infarction last month before inclusion.
  • Acute abdominal aortic surgery. Acute dissection or rupture.
  • Planned laparoscopic abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00538421

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Sykehuset i Vestfold HF
Tonsberg, Norway, 3103
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sykehuset i Vestfold HF
Oslo University Hospital
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Study Director: Espen Lindholm, MD Sykehuset i Vestfold HF

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Responsible Party: Espen Lindholm, Chief consultant, Sykehuset i Vestfold HF Identifier: NCT00538421     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-07294b (REK)
2007-000002-79 (Eudract)
17089 (NSD)
First Posted: October 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013
Keywords provided by Espen Lindholm, Sykehuset i Vestfold HF:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Aortic Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Analgesics, Opioid
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Anesthetics, Inhalation