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Cleveland, Ohio 44195


This study will evaluate the accuracy of several thermometers and temperature changes during surgery and immediately after surgery.

Study summary:

Several measurements of temperature will be taken at 30 minute intervals during surgery under general anesthesia and in the post operative care unit. Measurements will be taken as follows: - esophagus using an internal stethoscope - urinary bladder using a catheter - ear canal - skin of the forehead using adhesive devices(4 thermometers) - axilla ("armpit") using adhesive devices(2 thermometers) - mouth - skin of the upper chest


Inclusion Criteria: - 18 to 80 years of age - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status of 1-3 - laparoscopic surgery of the abdomen or pelvis that is expected to require general endotracheal anesthesia and insertion of a Foley catheter expected to be in place for at least one hour after surgery Exclusion Criteria: - under 18 or over 80 years of age - pre-existing nasogastric tube - require bispectral index monitoring - upper esophageal disease - forehead rash or infection, oral infection or trauma, or ear infection or drainage



Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Daniel I Sessler, MD
The Cleveland Clinic

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Location Contact:

Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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