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Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Vascular Access in Children

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: NCT02556541
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2015 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 22, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this investigation is to conduct a randomized, patient-blinded prospective controlled trial comparing peripheral intravenous cannulation in children done by:

  1. Conventional landmark cannulation where the intravenous cannulation is done by direct visual guidance or palpation or a combination thereof.
  2. Ultrasound guided cannulation by means of DNTP.

The investigators hypothesize that with ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous cannulation the first-attempt success rate will be significantly higher than by the conventional landmark cannulation technique.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ultrasonography Vascular Access Devices Pediatrics Procedure: IV puncture guided by ultrasound Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Vascular Access in Children - a Single- Blind, Randomized, Cross-over Trial
Study Start Date : September 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. First attempt success [ Time Frame: Intraoperative ]
    Succes rate of first attempt cannulation for ultrasound and traditional method will be compared.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Requirement for anaesthesia before MRI or operation.
  • Routine need of peripheral intravenous cannulation.
  • Age 0- 3 years at the date of MR scan

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of consent
  • Emergency patients needing immediate operation or scan.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02556541

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Contact: Nigopan Gopalasingam +45 31535950

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Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8200
Contact: Erik Sloth, professor, phd, MD    78 45 10 28   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
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Responsible Party: University of Aarhus Identifier: NCT02556541    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-10-72-94-15
First Posted: September 22, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2016
Last Verified: April 2015