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Anesthesia clinical trials at UCSF

4 research studies open to eligible people

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  • Anesthesia-Centered Bundle to Reduce Postoperative Pulmonary Complications: The PRIME-AIR Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in surgical patients. National estimates suggest 1,062,000 PPCs per year, with 46,200 deaths, and 4.8 million additional days of hospitalization. The objective of the study is to develop and implement perioperative strategies to eliminate PPCs in abdominal surgery, the field with the largest absolute number of PPCs. We will conduct a randomized controlled pragmatic trial in 750 studied participants. The effectiveness of an individualized perioperative anesthesia-centered bundle will be compared to the usual anesthetic care in patients receiving open abdominal surgery. At the end of this project, the investigators expect to change clinical practice by establishing a new and clinically feasible anesthesia-centered strategy to reduce perioperative lung morbidity. The research will be conducted across 14 US academic centers, and will be funded by the National Institute of Health.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Pupillometry as Guide for Extubation Readiness in Anesthetized Children

    open to eligible people ages 2-10

    Investigation of pupillometry as guide for extubation readiness in anesthetized children.

    Oakland, California

  • Trajectories of Recovery After Intravenous Propofol Versus Inhaled VolatilE Anesthesia Trial

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The investigators will conduct a 12,500-patient randomized multi-center trial to determine (i) which general anesthesia technique yields superior patient recovery experiences in any of three surgical categories ((a) major inpatient surgery, (b) minor inpatient surgery, (c) outpatient surgery) and (ii) whether TIVA confers no more than a small (0.2 %) increased risk of intraoperative awareness than INVA in patients undergoing both outpatient and inpatient surgeries

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Research Network General Anesthesia Registry

    open to eligible females ages 15-55

    The SOAP registry is a prospective, multicenter, electronic registry. The goal is to investigate the indications, mode of airway management, predisposing factors, and obstetric and anesthetic outcomes of pregnant patients who receive general anesthesia for cesarean delivery.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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