Thermosoftening of Double-lumen Tube to Reduce Sore Throat
This study has been completed.
Seoul National University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jae-Hyon Bahk, MD, PhD, Seoul National University Hospital
First received: June 20, 2012
Last updated: December 16, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of double-lumen tube thermosoftening before intubation to reduce postoperative hoarseness and sore throat.
Vocal Cord Injuries
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||The Effect of Double-lumen Tube Thermosoftening Before Intubation to Reduce Hoarseness and Sore Throat|
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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Postoperative hoarseness [ Time Frame: up to 3 days after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- postoperative sore throat [ Time Frame: up to 3 days after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Vocal cord injuries [ Time Frame: up to 1 day after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||May 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: non-thermosoftening
Double-lumen tube is put into a bottle of normal saline at room temperature (25°C) before intubation.
Intubation is performed with a double-lumen tube put into normal saline at room temperature.
Double-lumen tube is put into a bottle of warm normal saline (40°C) before intubation.
Intubation is performed with a double lumen tube put into warm normal saline (40°C).
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