Validation of the Ipsilateral Nipple as the Directional Guide for Internal Jugular Vein (IJV) Catheterization

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ho Geol Ryu, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01347463
First received: April 29, 2011
Last updated: May 20, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose

Traditional teaching that suggests the ipsilateral nipple as the directional guide for needle advancement during Internal Jugular Vein (IJV) catheterization has weak grounds.

The investigators attempt to validate this long-standing statement.


Condition Intervention
Ipsilateral Nipple
Internal Jugular Vein
Catheterization
Procedure: SCM triangle - ipsilateral nipple

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • difference in angle [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    difference in angle between traditional (triangular head of the SCM - ipsilateral nipple) and ultrasound guided tract


Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Traditional Procedure: SCM triangle - ipsilateral nipple
draws the tract of the IJV using the SCM triangle head and the ipsilateral nipple

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients over the age of 18 undergoing general anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of neck or breast surgery
  • anatomical anomaly of the neck or breast
  • neck mass
  • breast mass
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Locations
Korea, Republic of
Boramae Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 156-707
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ho Geol Ryu, Assistant professor, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01347463     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IJV-cath-nipple
Study First Received: April 29, 2011
Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Health Authority: Korea: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 27, 2014