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Retrospective Evaluation of ASIPP Guidelines Implementation

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Information provided by:
Pain Management Center of Paducah Identifier:
First received: September 1, 2006
Last updated: October 20, 2015
Last verified: October 2015
To demonstrate clinically significant improvements in the patients treated following ASIPP guidelines compared to the patients who were treated prior to the establishment of ASIPP guidelines.

Condition Intervention
Guideline Implementation
Procedure: American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Implementation of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines for Interventional Techniques: A Retrospective Evaluation

Further study details as provided by Pain Management Center of Paducah:

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: January 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2005
Detailed Description:
We have performed one study in the past showing that the implementation of guidelines improved outcomes by reducing the number of procedures and also the cost. However,, no large scale study has been performed thus far.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
current patients

Inclusion Criteria:

Evaluate all patients undergoing the following interventional techniques during 1999 and 2000 compared to patients undergoing interventional techniques during 2004 and 2005

  • Cervical facet joint nerve blocks
  • Thoracic facet joint nerve blocks
  • Lumbar facet joint nerve blocks
  • Lumbar interlaminar epidural steroid injections
  • Cervical interlaminar epidural steroid injections

Exclusion Criteria:

Non-availability of appropriate data

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00372164

United States, Kentucky
Ambulatory Surgery Center
Paducah, Kentucky, United States, 42001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pain Management Center of Paducah
Principal Investigator: Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD Ambulatory Surgery Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00372164     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: protocol 14
Study First Received: September 1, 2006
Last Updated: October 20, 2015

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