Regional Anesthesia in Colon Rectal Surgery
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00684229|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (investigator could not identify any patients)
First Posted : May 26, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Colon Cancer||Procedure: Regional anesthesia and analgesia Drug: general anesthesia followed by opioid analgesia||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||Regional Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Colon-Rectal Surgery|
|Study Start Date :||December 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2013|
Active Comparator: Regional anesthesia and analgesia
Regional anesthesia and analgesia (either epidural or paravertebral anesthesia).
Procedure: Regional anesthesia and analgesia
Post-operative analgesia will be epidural bupivacaine and fentanyl as well as intravenous morphine.
Active Comparator: general anesthesia followed by opioid analgesia
Subjects randomized to arm 2 will receive general anesthesia followed by opioid analgesia.
Drug: general anesthesia followed by opioid analgesia
sevoflurane general anesthesia and postoperative opioid analgesia
- cancer recurrence [ Time Frame: 5 years ]To determine if recurrence of local/metastatic cancer after open and laparoscopic resection colon cancers is lower in patients randomized to epidural anesthesia & analgesia than to sevoflurane general anesthesia and postoperative opioid analgesia
- length of post operative hospitalization [ Time Frame: days ]To determine if the length of post operative hospitalization is shortened in patients randomized to epidural anesthesia & analgesia than to sevoflurane general anesthesia and postoperative opioid analgesia.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00684229
|United States, Ohio|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195|
|Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires|
|Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|University of Dusseldorf|
|Dusseldorf, Germany, 101007|
|Study Chair:||Daniel I Sessler, MD||The Cleveland Clinic|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrea Kurz, MD||The Cleveland Clinic|