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Posterior Tibial Artery Catheterization

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: NCT02912481
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 23, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 6, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hee-Soo Kim, Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Arterial catheterization in small children is challenging, even for experienced anesthesiologists. For successful arterial catheterization, the arterial diameter, cross-sectional area, and depth from the skin surface are important considerations, especially in pediatric patients. THe investigators examined the posterior tibial artery (PTA) and dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) using ultrasound (US) to find a reasonable alternative arterial cannulation site to the radial artery (RA) in pediatric patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Arterial Catheterization Procedure: posterior tibial artery Procedure: radial artery Procedure: dorsalis pedis artery Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 275 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Real-time Ultrasound-guided Arterial Catheterization in Pediatric Patients: Comparison of Success Rate Among the Arteries
Actual Study Start Date : September 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Posterior tibial artery
real time ultrasound guided arterial catheterization on the posterior tibial artery
Procedure: posterior tibial artery
Active Comparator: Radial artery
real time ultrasound guided arterial catheterization on the radial artery
Procedure: radial artery
Active Comparator: Dorsalis pedis artery
real time ultrasound guided arterial catheterization on the dorsalis pedis artery
Procedure: dorsalis pedis artery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. first access success rate [ Time Frame: immediate after anesthetic induction, maximum 10 minutes ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 2 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing general anesthesia needing invasive arterial monitoring

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Surgery involving the both hands or foots

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02912481

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Jongro Gu, Korea, Republic of, 15710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
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Responsible Party: Hee-Soo Kim, Professor, Seoul National University Hospital Identifier: NCT02912481    
Other Study ID Numbers: H-1606-108-771
First Posted: September 23, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 6, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017