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Prospective Study of Celiac Block Injection: 1 vs. 2

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00583479
First Posted: December 31, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2012
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Information provided by:
Indiana University
  Purpose
The purpose of this prospective randomized study is to compare the clinical effectiveness of EUS-guided CB performed with a single injection versus two injections of medication into the celiac ganglion region.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Cancer Other: one injection into the celiac ganglion Other: two injections into the celiac ganglion Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Study of Celiac Block Technique: One Injection or Two?

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Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare the clinical effectiveness of EUS-guided CB performed with a single injection versus two injections of medication into the celiac ganglion region [ Time Frame: 24-hour after the procedure; then every week thereafter until the subject is no longer in the study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • change in medication use [ Time Frame: at 24-hours after procedure and every week thereafter until the subject is no longer in the study ]
  • change is pain score [ Time Frame: at 24-hours after procedure and every week thereafter until the subject is no longer in the study ]
  • complications related to CB [ Time Frame: at 24-hours after procedure and every week thereafter until the subject is no longer in the study ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2002
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
A
subjects who get one medication injection into the celiac ganglion during the EUS
Other: one injection into the celiac ganglion
one injection into the celiac ganglion of the standard medication for CB for with chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer
B
subjects who get divided dose of the medication injected into two locations within the celiac ganglion during the EUS
Other: two injections into the celiac ganglion
two injection into the celiac ganglion of the standard medication for CB for with chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer

  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:

  • Patients with chronic abdominal pain from documented chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer that are referred for EUS-guided celiac block will be eligible to participate in this study. Chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer must be measured and documented by prior CT, ERCP, or EUS.
  • Patients should not have significant co-morbidities such as uncontrolled heart failure, or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that would limit survivability of the sedation given or the procedure.
  • Age > or = to 18 years
  • No evidence of significant active infection (ie. pneumonia, peritonitis, wound sepsis, etc)
  • No evidence of serious ongoing illness such as uncontrolled metabolic disease (diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, etc)
  • No evidence of dementia or altered mental status that would prohibit the giving and understanding of informed consent, and no evidence of psychiatric risk that would preclude adequate compliance with this protocol.
  • Patient must provide signed written informed consent.
  • Patients that have had a previous celiac plexus block are eligible for this study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient's celiac trunk should be imaged clearly under endoscopic ultrasound. The patient's celiac plexus should be accessed easily with a needle for the medication injection. If this cannot be done safely due to the patient's anatomy (intervening blood vessel or tumor), the patient will not be eligible for the procedure or study.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00583479


Locations
United States, Indiana
Clarian Health: Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Julia LeBlanc, MD, MPH Indiana University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Julia LeBlanc, MD, MPH, Indiana University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00583479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0203-32
First Submitted: December 20, 2007
First Posted: December 31, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis, Chronic
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases


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