Assisted Nerve Blocks

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Hemmerling, McGill University Health Center Identifier:
First received: September 19, 2011
Last updated: October 24, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

The study investigates assisted nerve blocks using an ultrasound machine.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by McGill University Health Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Feasability of assisted nerve blocks [ Time Frame: 24h ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: August 2013
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patient undergoing surgery which necessitates a peripheral nerve block to relieve postoperative pain.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • indication for nerve blocks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient not able to provide the informed consent
  • allergy to local anesthetics
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01436682

Canada, Quebec
Montreal General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4
Sponsors and Collaborators
McGill University Health Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Thomas Hemmerling, Associate Professor, McGill University Health Center Identifier: NCT01436682     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GEN11-073
Study First Received: September 19, 2011
Last Updated: October 24, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by McGill University Health Center:
Nerve Blocks processed this record on April 17, 2014