Comparison of propofol and sevoflurane as a primary anesthetic for cardiac ablation of atrial fibrillation.

Date Added
February 16th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00044072
Researcher
George Guldan

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Keywords
Surgery
Summary

Patients with atrial fibrillation that are scheduled for a catheter ablation procedure will be placed in one of two groups (to receive either a propofol infusion as their primary general anesthetic, or to receive inhaled sevoflurane as the primary general anesthetic). One of these two medications would be used by anesthesia during the procedure. The study will assess the outcomes of each medication.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Wanda Jones
843-792-1869
joneswr@musc.edu

Comparison of 0.1 and 0.05mg intrathecal morphine when administered with a multimodal pain regimen for post-cesarean analgesia: a single center, prospective, randomized, single-blinded trial.

Date Added
December 19th, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00072393
Researcher
Katherine Herbert

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Keywords
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pain, Surgery
Summary

This study will compare 0.1mg and 0.05mg of spinal morphine for postoperative pain after scheduled, elective Cesarean delivery. All patients will receive a spinal anesthetic (single injection in the lower back to numb patients from the waist down) for operative anesthesia and will be
randomized into one of two groups: (group 1) 0.1mg spinal morphine and (group 2) 0.05mg spinal morphine. This will be a randomized, single blinded study.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Wanda Jones
843-792-1869
joneswr@musc.edu

Safety and Efficacy of the Tao Facemask for Positive Pressure Ventilation in the Patients with Significantly Elevated BMIs

Date Added
February 20th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00073465
Researcher
Carey Brewbaker

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Keywords
Surgery
Summary

This study will compare the safety and effectiveness of a new facemask, the Tao mask, as compared to the standard mask for manual ventilation of patients with BMIs of 40 or greater who are undergoing elective surgery. The Tao mask and the standard mask will both be used for each patient but the order of evaluating the masks will be randomized.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Wanda Jones
843-792-1869
joneswr@musc.edu