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Clinical Trials Directory

The OPTIMISE II trial, a collaboration with Queen Mary University of London, is an international, multi-centre, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial with an open study group allocation, to...

Primary Investigator:
Kane Pryor, MD
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Accidental dural puncture (ADP) resulting in accidental postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is the most significant source of morbidity for obstetric patients who choose to undergo neuraxial...

Primary Investigator:
Jaime Aaronson, M.D.
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This study, funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, examines the efficacy of intravenous (IV) acetaminophen in reducing hospital length of stay (LoS) and associated hospital costs in...

Primary Investigator:
Peter A. Goldstein, M.D.
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This collaboration with ANZCA is an international, multicenter, randomized controlled trial comparing the perioperative outcome of patients randomized into two groups receiving either a ‘...

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Kane Pryor, M.D.
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This study, based at the University of Pennsylvania and funded through a PCORI grant, hopes to provide evidence for whether one type of standard care anesthesia (spinal or general) given to...

Primary Investigator:
Tiffany Tedore, M.D.
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Delirium is a common and serious postoperative complication. Subanaesthetic ketamine is often administered intraoperatively for postoperative analgesia, and some evidence suggests that...

Primary Investigator:
Kane Pryor, M.D.
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In this prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blinded clinical trial, patients who presented for scheduled (non-emergent) cesarean section were given either intravenous dexamethasone or...

Primary Investigator:
Klaus Kjaer, M.D.
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This clinical trial involves subjects undergoing right upper extremity surgery. It investigates the dose-response relationship between local anesthetic volume and ipsilateral...

Primary Investigator:
Tiffany Tedore, M.D.
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Postoperative respiratory failure, particularly after surgery under general anesthesia, adds to the morbidity and mortality of surgical patients. Anesthesiologists...

Primary Investigator:
Peter A. Goldstein, M.D.
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The purpose of this study, a collaboration with Technische Universität Dresden, is to compare a strategy of using high PEEP (10 cmH2O) with recruitment maneuvers versus low PEEP (5 cmH2O) without...

Primary Investigator:
Matthew Murrell, M.D., Ph.D.
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