Diffusion of Local Anesthetic After Median Nerve Block (Echoalr)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hopital Foch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00651170
First received: March 28, 2008
Last updated: August 28, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
  Purpose

Median nerve block is widely practised, avoiding general anaesthesia in a number of cases and producing excellent post-operative analgesia in orthopedic surgery. Even realised by experienced anaesthetists,a failure rate of 5-15% is noticed. The principal aim of the study is to observe the local anesthetic solution diffusion after a conventional median nerve block technique using neurostimulation. The secondary objective is to compare diffusion and of block efficacy..


Condition
Nerve Block

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Can Ultrasound Predict Success of Median Nerve Block? Relationship Between Diffusion of Local Anesthetic and Effectiveness of a Nerve Block

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Further study details as provided by Hopital Foch:

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

primary care clinic

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing elective hand surgery requiring a median block nerve.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age lower than 18 years
  • pregancy
  • contraindication to nerve block
  • inability to read, write or speak French
  • mental illness.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00651170

Locations
France
Hôpital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92151
Hôpital privé de l'Ouest Parisien
Trappes, France, 78195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: M. Fischler, principal investigator, Hopital Foch, 92150, Suresnes, France
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00651170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/01
Study First Received: March 28, 2008
Last Updated: August 28, 2009
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hopital Foch:
Median block nerve
Ultrasound

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anesthetics
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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