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Pain Evaluation During Follicle Aspiration: Comparison of Two Sedation Protocols

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 December 2014 by University Hospital, Ghent.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00742807
First Posted: August 28, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Ghent
  Purpose
Giving infiltration analgesia around the neck of the womb (= paracervical block, PCB) is frequently experienced as a painful procedure by women undergoing follicle aspiration. Two sedation protocols, where in the one protocol a low dose of alfentanil hydrochloride is already administered before the PCB, will be compared with each other and pain relief measured using the 'Visual Analogue Scale' and the 'Short-Form McGill Questionnaire'

Condition Intervention Phase
Pain Drug: Low dose of alfentanil hydrochloride Drug: Normal dose of alfentanil hydrochloride Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pain Evaluation During Follicle Aspiration: Comparison of Two Sedation Protocols

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain relief [ Time Frame: During and immediately after surgery ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: August 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Administration of low dose of alfentanil hydrochloride before paracervical block
Drug: Low dose of alfentanil hydrochloride
Administration of low dose alfentanil hydrochloride before paracervical block
Active Comparator: 2
Administration of alfentanil hydrochloride dose after paracervical block
Drug: Normal dose of alfentanil hydrochloride
Normal dose of alfentanil hydrochloride is administered after paracervical block

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 43 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy women and female infertility patients
  • Between 18 and 43 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a known allergy to alfentanil hydrochloride or comparable drugs (morphine, cocaine)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00742807


Contacts
Contact: Frank Dumortier, MD Frank.dumortier@ugent.be

Locations
Belgium
Ghent University Hospital Recruiting
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Principal Investigator: Frank Dumortier, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Frank Dumortier, MD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00742807     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/291
First Submitted: August 27, 2008
First Posted: August 28, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Ghent:
sensation
relief
during
surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alfentanil
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics