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Heating Precondition of Epidural Catheter Decrease the Incidence of Injury to Blood Vessel During Epidural Catheter Placement

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02537665
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2015 by Geng guiqi, Fudan University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 1, 2015
Last Update Posted : September 1, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Geng guiqi, Fudan University

Brief Summary:
To explore the effect of heating precondition of epidural catheter on the incidence of injury to blood vessel during epidural catheter placement.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Epidural Anesthesia Other: heating precondition Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
incidence of bleeding
the effect of the epidural catheter filled with heated or normal saline before inserting into epidural on the incidence of bleeding.
Other: heating precondition
Placebo Comparator: inserting time of catheter
record the time from beginning of catheter inserting to completing the placement of the catheter.
Other: heating precondition

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the incidence of injury to blood vessel during epidural catheter placement [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective cesarean delivery
  • Epidural anesthesia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • blood coagulation disorders

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02537665

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Contact: Guiqi Geng, PhD 86 21 33189900

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China, Shanghai
Fudan University Recruiting
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200090
Contact: Guiqi Mi Geng, PhD    86 21 33189900 ext 6868   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fudan University
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Responsible Party: Geng guiqi, PhD, Fudan University Identifier: NCT02537665    
Other Study ID Numbers: 19990807
First Posted: September 1, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015