Intraoperative Blood Pressure and Cognitive Performance

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to prospectively determine the association between incidence of neurological morbidity and minimum fractional blood pressure reached during laminectomy procedures under general anesthesia in hypertensive and normotensive subjects 40 years old and older.

Condition or disease
Cognitive Performance Hypertension

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Impact of Intraoperative Blood Pressure on Cognitive Performance in Patients With and Without Hypertension: a Prospective Observational Study
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2014


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. post-operative cognitive performance [ Time Frame: 1 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
- individuals 40 years of age and older, undergoing laminectomy under general anesthesia.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • English as first language, or as a learned language as long as the patient is proficient
  • No history of any neurological disease with the exception of patients without functional impairment who suffered a single episode of transient ischemic attack
  • No history of axis I psychiatric diagnosis or drug abuse
  • 40 years old or older
  • Undergoing laminectomy under general anesthesia
  • Must not take antihypertensive medication for purposes other than treatment of hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anyone who do not fit the inclusion criteria.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00827385

United States, New York
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Responsible Party: Weill Medical College of Cornell University Identifier: NCT00827385     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0809009986
First Posted: January 22, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases