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Comparison of Two Different Procedures for Plexus Anesthesia

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00151112
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Muenster

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of difference positioning on extension and efficacy of brachial plexus anesthesia at 20 minutes by using the axillary plexus block with supine positioning and a lateral positioning onto the non-anaesthetized side, combined with 20° Trendelenburg positioning.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Wounds and Injuries Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Comparison of Two Different Procedures for Plexus Anesthesia: Standard Position Versus Combination of Lateral Position and 20° Trendelenburg Position
Study Start Date : September 2005
Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anesthesia
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
combination of lateral position and 20° Trendelenburg Position
Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia
positioning during plexus anesthesia
Active Comparator: 2
standard positioning
Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia
positioning during plexus anesthesia



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Extent of anesthesia [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after acillary plexus block ]
  2. Efficacy of anesthesia [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after axillary plexus block ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rate of failure [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after axillary plexus block ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Single shot axillary block

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lateral position not possible

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00151112


Locations
Germany
BG Unfallklinik Murnau; Department of Anesthesiology
Murnau, Germany, D-82418
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Münster
Münster, Germany, D-48149
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Muenster
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Weber, MD Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Münster

Publications:
Responsible Party: Principle Investigator: T. Weber, MD, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Muenster
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00151112     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-Anast-05
First Posted: September 8, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by University Hospital Muenster:
nerve block
regional anesthesia
injuries
diverse malformations

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs