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Measurement of Anaesthesia-depth Trough Narcotrend TM in Patients Undergoing Electro-Convulsion-Therapy (ECT)- Influence of Anasthesia Depth on Quality of Convulsion (TM TradeMark)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03897985
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 1, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Medical University Innsbruck

Brief Summary:

The Electro-Convulsion-Therapy (ECT) is a well accepted treatment option in severe depression. The quality of ECT is evaluated basing on minimal seizure duration (>15sec), the sympathic response and the postictal EEG-suppression.

For the treatment general anaesthesia is needed. On the other hand anaesthesia strongly influences the quality of the seizure. The goal is to find an anaesthesia-depth that is needed for the well-being of the patient and allows a good ECT.

In daily routine the dose of anesthetic agents and the assesment of anesthesia-depth is based on the subjective estimation of the anesthetist and also on ealier interventions.

The aim of the study is to assess any correlation between measured anesthesia-depth using the Narcotrend TM and the Quality of the ECT.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Anesthesia Device: Narcotrend TM

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Measurement of Anaesthesia-depth Trough Narcotrend TM in Patients Undergoing Electro-Convulsion-Therapy (ECT)- Influence of Anaesthesia Depth on Quality of Convulsion - A Non-Intervention Trial
Estimated Study Start Date : May 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 1, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 1, 2020

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Seizures


Intervention Details:
  • Device: Narcotrend TM
    Measurement of anesthesia depth


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Correlation of anesthesia depth measured by Narcotrend TM and quality of ECT treatment [ Time Frame: 1 day ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patient sceduled for elective ECT for the Treatment of severe deppression
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) Physical Satus I-3
  • >18 years < 90 years
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal of the patient

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Responsible Party: Medical University Innsbruck
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03897985    
Other Study ID Numbers: Narcotrend-ECT Study
First Posted: April 1, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2019
Last Verified: March 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Seizures
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs