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Boston, Massachusetts 02115


Purpose:

The goal of this study is to determine the effects of dexmedetomidine on memory and recall of children who are receiving dexmedetomidine sedation administered for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies. Dexmedetomidine is currently the standard drug for sedation for diagnostic (MRI, computerized tomography (CT) and Nuclear Medicine) radiological studies at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). The effect of dexmedetomidine on memory and recall in children has not been studied.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - The patient must be between 4 and 14 yrs of age and be undergoing a therapeutic or diagnostic procedure with or without sedation - The patient must be able to comprehend and perform the task (naming pictures) - The patient must have a minimum weight of 8 kg Exclusion Criteria: - Allergy to Dexmedetomidine (for those patients requiring sedation) - Procedure of short duration (< 15 min) - Pregnancy - Recent use (within 5 half-lives) of centrally acting medications that could affect concentration (e.g. diphenhydramine)


NCT ID:

NCT02354378


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Keira Mason, MD
Children's Hospital Boston


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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