Epidural and Cardiac Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01344603
First received: April 27, 2011
Last updated: April 28, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
  Purpose

In the present study the investigators test the hypothesis that the epidural anesthesia added on the general anesthesia is able to improve patient's outcome.


Condition
Cardiac Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Epidural Analgesia in Cardiac Surgery

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Further study details as provided by Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele:

Groups/Cohorts
epidural
standard

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients undergoing cardiac surgery
  • adult (>18y)
  • sternotomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • abnormal coagulation profile
  • antiplatelet medications (other than aspirin)
  • ongoing anticoagulation
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01344603

Locations
Italy
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Milano, MI, Italy, 20132
Sponsors and Collaborators
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Landoni Giovanni, Vita-Salute University of Milano, Italy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01344603     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HSR epi CCH 38
Study First Received: April 27, 2011
Last Updated: April 28, 2011
Health Authority: Italy: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele:
cardiac surgery
cardiac anesthesia
epidural

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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