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Diffusion of Local Anesthetic After Median Nerve Block (Echoalr)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00651170
First Posted: April 2, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hopital Foch
  Purpose
Median nerve block is widely practised, avoiding general anaesthesia in a number of cases and producing excellent post-operative analgesia in orthopedic surgery. Even realised by experienced anaesthetists,a failure rate of 5-15% is noticed. The principal aim of the study is to observe the local anesthetic solution diffusion after a conventional median nerve block technique using neurostimulation. The secondary objective is to compare diffusion and of block efficacy..

Condition
Median Nerve

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Can Ultrasound Predict Success of Median Nerve Block? Relationship Between Diffusion of Local Anesthetic and Effectiveness of a Nerve Block

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Further study details as provided by Hopital Foch:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Anesthesic diffusion degree [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing elective hand surgery requiring a median block nerve.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age lower than 18 years
  • pregnancy
  • contraindication to nerve block
  • inability to read, write or speak French
  • mental illness.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00651170


Locations
France
Hôpital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92151
Hôpital privé de l'Ouest Parisien
Trappes, France, 78195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
Investigators
Study Chair: Marc Fischler Hopital Foch
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hopital Foch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00651170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/01
First Submitted: March 28, 2008
First Posted: April 2, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Hopital Foch:
Median block nerve
Ultrasound

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anesthetics
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents