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Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2007 by Hvidovre University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00518674
First Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
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Information provided by:
Hvidovre University Hospital
  Purpose
The aim of this randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled study is to evaluate the specific role of injection of local anesthetic into the intra- vs. extraarticular tissues after toal knee arthroplasty.

Condition Intervention
Postoperative Pain Procedure: local infiltration analgesia

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Intra- vs. Extraarticular Administration? A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

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Further study details as provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual Analogue Scale pain score

Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2007
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: local infiltration analgesia
    local wound infiltration with 30 ml ropivacaine 0.2 % (60 mg)
  Eligibility

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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:

  • Able to give informed oral and written consent to participate
  • Able to speak Danish

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with opioids
  • Body Mass Index > 40
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00518674


Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lasse Andersen, MD Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF01329190
First Submitted: August 20, 2007
First Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007

Keywords provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:
pain
local infiltration analgesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Anesthetics
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents