Perioperative Analgesia Using Ultrasound (US) Guided Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2014 by King Saud University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
A.Eldawlatly, King Saud University Identifier:
First received: January 6, 2009
Last updated: September 13, 2015
Last verified: November 2014
Perioperative analgesia using US guided TAP block

Condition Intervention Phase
Postoperative Pain
Drug: Bupivacaine
Other: TAP
Phase 0

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

Further study details as provided by King Saud University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain relief [ Time Frame: after US TAP block ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: September 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Drug: Bupivacaine
Local anesthetic
Other: TAP

Detailed Description:
Perioperative analgesia using US guided TAP block

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of cardiorespiratory disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00819962

Contact: abdelazeem a dawlat, md 4692007

Saudi Arabia
A Dawlatly Recruiting
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Contact: a dawlatly a abdelaz    00966 503261042   
Principal Investigator: a a daw, md         
A Dawlatly Recruiting
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Contact: a dawlatly a abdelaz         
Principal Investigator: a a daw, md         
Sponsors and Collaborators
King Saud University
  More Information

Responsible Party: A.Eldawlatly, Professor of Anesthesia, King Saud University Identifier: NCT00819962     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-652 
Study First Received: January 6, 2009
Last Updated: September 13, 2015
Health Authority: Saudi Arabia: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Pathologic Processes
Postoperative Complications
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on May 26, 2016