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Anesthesia clinical trials at UC Davis

2 research studies open to eligible people

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  • A Study of Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange (THRIVE) in Kids

    open to eligible people ages up to 18 years

    THRIVE (Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange) refers to the use of high-flow nasal cannula to augment the ability to oxygenate and ventilate a patient under general anesthesia. The use of high-flow nasal cannula oxygen supplementation during anesthesia for surgical procedures has been a recent development in the adult population, with limited data analyzing the pediatric population. This study will determine whether high flow nasal cannula oxygen supplementation during surgical or endoscopic procedures can prevent desaturation events in children under anesthesia and improve the outcomes of that surgery.

    Palo Alto, California and other locations

  • Regional Versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence After Hip Fracture

    “Which anesthesia is better for hip fracture surgery patients, regional block anesthesia or general anesthesia?”

    open to eligible people ages 50 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to find out if two types of standard care anesthesia are the same or if one is better for people who have hip fractures.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

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