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High Volume Caudal Study

2020-02-16 17:41:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective is to evaluate the effect of clonidine on the duration of analgesia provided by a high volume-low concentration caudal block for pediatric aurgical procedres. In addition, caudal clonidine's effect on length of recovery and post-operative emergence agitation will be measured.

Study Design

Conditions

Male Circumcision

Intervention

High Volume-Low Concentration without Clonidine, High Volume-Low Concentration with clonidine

Location

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston
South Carolina
United States
29425

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Medical University of South Carolina

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-16T17:41:18-0500

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