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Efficacy of Subtenon's Block With Olive Tipped Cannula

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2009 by King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 25, 2009
Information provided by:
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of olive tip cannula to the standard Steven's cannula in performing subtenon's anesthesia for patients undergoing cataract surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataract Device: subtenon block Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Efficacy of Subtenon Anesthesia With Olive Tipped Cannula: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cataract

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Stevens cannula
Subtenon with stevens cannula
Device: subtenon block
subtenon block with stevens cannula

Experimental: Olive tip
Olive tip group
Device: subtenon block
subtenon block with Olive tip cannula cannula

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measurement of Akinesia score [ Time Frame: 10 minutes after the block ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Surgeon satisfactions score [ Time Frame: At the end of the procedure ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient undergoing cataract extraction procedure under local anesthesia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients allergic to local anesthetic solutions.
  • Presence local sepsis,
  • Previous retinal or strabismus surgery in the same eye.
  • Orbital abnormalities
  • Previous subtenon's block in the same quadrant.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01019018

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Contact: Waleed Riad, MD,AB,SB,KSUF 0096614821234 ext 3215

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Saudi Arabia
king Khaled Eye Specialist hospital Recruiting
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11462
Contact: Waleed Riad, MD, SB,AB,KSUF    0096614821234 ext 3215   
Sponsors and Collaborators
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

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Responsible Party: Waleed Riad, King khaled Eye specialist hospital Identifier: NCT01019018     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RP 0928
First Posted: November 25, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009
Keywords provided by King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital:
subtenon block
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases