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Efficacy of Median Nerve Block Performed Using Echographic Guidance

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hopital Foch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00835653
First received: February 2, 2009
Last updated: May 27, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

Observational study of the efficacy of median nerve blocks performed using echographic guidance in patients presenting with or without carpal tunnel syndrome.


Condition Intervention
Orthopedic
Procedure: median nerve block

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Efficacy of Median Nerve Block Performed Using Echographic Guidance

Further study details as provided by Hopital Foch:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • light touch sensibility [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ice touch sensibility [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • motor block [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • paresthesia [ Time Frame: during nerve block procedure ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • vascular puncture [ Time Frame: during nerve block procedure ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
patients with a carpal tunnel syndrome
Procedure: median nerve block
median nerve block performed under echographic guidance
2
patients without a carpal tunnel syndrome
Procedure: median nerve block
median nerve block performed under echographic guidance

  Eligibility

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

patients scheduled for hand surgery

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • short surgical procedure (less than 30 minutes) on the hand,
  • regional anesthesia at the elbow involving the median nerve.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age less than 18 years,
  • pregnant woman
  • mental incapacity,
  • poor understanding of French.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00835653

Locations
France
Hopital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92150
Hôpital Privé de l'Ouest Parisien
Trappes, France, 78190
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
Investigators
Study Chair: Marc Fischler, MD Hopital Foch
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hopital Foch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00835653     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/42
Study First Received: February 2, 2009
Last Updated: May 27, 2009
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

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