Pain Study Using Intermittent Bupivacain Injections After Breast Reconstruction With DIEP Flap

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Oslo University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00804674
First received: December 3, 2008
Last updated: June 30, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

patients are given bupivacain intermittent locally on the donor site after brest reconstruction with diep flap. The hypothesis was that this approach will reduce the need for rescue analgetic medication and pain perception within the three first days


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Reconstruction
Drug: bupivacain
Drug: placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Improved Pain Relief Using Intermittent Bupivacain Injections at the Donor Site After Breast Reconstruction With Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator (DIEP) Flap

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Further study details as provided by Oslo University Hospital:

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 bupivacain Drug: bupivacain
Placebo Comparator: 2 placebo Drug: placebo

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients planned to undergo reconstructive breast surgery with a DIEP

Exclusion Criteria:

  • regular use of analgesics
  • known allergic reaction to bupivacain
  • bleeding disorders
  • pregnancy
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Ullevaal University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: jørgen utvoll, MD Consultant at ullevaal university hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jørgen Utvoll MD, ullevaal university hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00804674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01
Study First Received: December 3, 2008
Last Updated: June 30, 2011
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Oslo University Hospital:
bupivacain
breast
reconstruction
diep
pain
postoperative
catheter
anesthesia

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

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