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Prediction of Postoperative Pain by an Electrical Pain Stimulus

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00374504
First Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2006
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to evaluate a possible correlation between predictive precesarean section pain and development of postcaesarean section pain using the PM.

Patients and Methods 46 healthy pregnant women scheduled for elective cesarean section is included after informed consent. The standard operation procedures included spinal anesthesia, paracetamol 1 g 8 hourly, diclofenac 50 mg 8 hourly and oxycontine 10 mg x 2. Morphine was used for break-through pain.

Before cesarian section the threshold for sensory and pain were measured 3 times, and the average was used for analyses. After cesarian section a blinded midwife assess the pain at rest and during mobilization every 12th hours over 2 days score.

Data was analyzed using AUC and non-parametric test, P < 0,05.


Condition
Cesarean Section

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

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Estimated Enrollment: 46
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy pregnant women scheduled for elective cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ASA III -IV
  • Chronic pain conditions.
  • Pacemaker.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00374504


Locations
Denmark
Copenhagen University Hospital, Rrigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark, dk-2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Per Rotbøll Nielsen, MD Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00374504     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01 2745584
First Submitted: September 8, 2006
First Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Verified: February 2006