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Verification of Correct Positioning of a Gastric Tube by Ultrasonography (SNG echo)

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: NCT02866123
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : August 15, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon

Brief Summary:
There are several ways to verify the correct positioning of a gastric tube. Radiography is considered the reference method. The use of ultrasonography could diminish the number of radiographies necessary. The hypothesis of this research is that gastric ultrasonography performed during insertion of the tube is a reliable examination to check the correct positioning of gastric tubes in intensive care.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Insertion of a Nasogastric Tube Intubated Patient Patients Hospitalized in the Surgery Intensive Care Unit Other: ultrasonography Radiation: pulmonary radiography Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 19 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Prospective Study to Evaluate Ultrasound Verification of the Correct Position of Gastric Tubes in Intensive Care
Study Start Date : January 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: patient with insertion of an NGT Other: ultrasonography
Radiation: pulmonary radiography

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of ultrasonography examinations validating the correct insertion of a nasogastric tube (NGT) [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients, or their persons of trust, in cases of coma or sedated patients) who have given informed oral consent
  • All patients hospitalized in the surgery intensive care unit of Dijon CHU, who are intubated and require a gastric tube

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adults under guardianship, patients under 18 years of age
  • Patients without national health insurance cover
  • Pregnant women
  • Wound or dressing preventing gastric ultrasonography (laparotomy is not an exclusion criterion if the dressing does not prevent ultrasonography being performed)
  • result of the radiographic verification seen before the gastric ultrasonography is done

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02866123

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CHU Dijon Bourgogne
Dijon, France, 21079
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon
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Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon Identifier: NCT02866123    
Other Study ID Numbers: Couteau-Girard 2014
First Posted: August 15, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2016
Last Verified: July 2016