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Post-Operative Treatment With Ketorolac After Abdominal Myomectomy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 18, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2009
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Information provided by:
Ascher-Walsh, Charles, M.D.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if ketorolac, given after abdominal myomectomy, will decrease the frequency of post-oerative fevers as well as improve post-operative pain management.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Febrile Morbidity Pain Drug: ketorolac Drug: saline Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 112 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Ketorolac on Post-Operative Febrile Morbidity and Pain Management in Abdominal Myomectomy Patients
Study Start Date : September 1999
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2001
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2001

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Drug Information available for: Ketorolac

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: 1
Drug: saline
15mg IV every 6hrs for 4 doses

Active Comparator: 2
Drug: ketorolac
15mg IV every6 hours for 4doses
Other Name: Toradol

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post-operative febrile morbidity [ Time Frame: Inital 24hrs post-operative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post-operative pain management [ Time Frame: Initial 24hrs post-operative ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ant patient undregoing abdominal myomectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with contraindication to NSAIDs including history of peptic ulcer disease, renal disease, bleeding diathesis, or hypersensitivity to NSAIDS

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00845754

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United States, New York
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York, United States, 10032
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ascher-Walsh, Charles, M.D.
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Responsible Party: Charles Ascher-Walsh MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00845754    
Other Study ID Numbers: ASW 124
First Posted: February 18, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009
Keywords provided by Ascher-Walsh, Charles, M.D.:
Post-operative febrile morbidity
Post-operative pain management
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Body Temperature Changes
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action