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Comparing Safety and Efficacy of Dexmedetomidine and Propofol in Patients Requiring Sedation for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scanning

2014-08-27 03:12:37 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a prospective, open label randomized study. The purpose of this study is to compare propofol with dexmedetomidine for pediatric monitored anesthesia care for MRI, specifically identifying important patient demographics and looking at important outcomes including adverse events. Patients will be randomized to either arm of the study. Throughout the sedation and recovery period, all study patients will have careful, routine documentation of hemodynamics (blood pressure, heart rate, plus oximeter, respiratory rate) as well as sedation depth. Patients will remain in recovery room until they have maintained discharge criteria for 30 minutes.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Sedation

Intervention

Dexmedetomidine, Propofol

Location

Children's Hospital Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Children's Hospital Boston

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:37-0400

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