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The Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pernille Lykke Petersen, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01046071
First received: January 8, 2010
Last updated: November 17, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Transversus abdominis plane block as part of a multimodal postoperative regimen is superior to control in analgesic efficacy after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Procedure: transversus abdominis plane block Procedure: TAP block placebo Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Further study details as provided by Pernille Lykke Petersen, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain during cough. [ Time Frame: 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative ]
    Area under the curve (AUC)-pain during cough based on measurements at 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain during rest [ Time Frame: 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative ]
    Area under the curve (AUC)-pain during rest based on measurements at 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative.

  • Total opioid consumption [ Time Frame: 0-24 hours postoperative ]
    Morphine consumption 0-2 hours postoperative. Ketobemidone consumption 2-24 hours postoperative.

  • Postoperative nausea and vomiting [ Time Frame: 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative ]
    Nausea scores (0-3) at 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative. The number of vomits 0-2, 2-4, 4-6, 6-8 and 8-24 hours postoperative

  • Sedation [ Time Frame: 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative ]
    Sedation scores (0-3) at 0,2,4,6,8,24 hours postoperative


Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: transversus abdominis plane block
transversus abdominis plane block with ropivacaine
Procedure: transversus abdominis plane block
UL-guided TAP block with 20 ml of ropivacaine 0,5% bilateral, single dose.
Other Names:
  • Naropine
  • Postoperative pain
  • UL-guided nerve block
Placebo Comparator: block with saline
20 ml of isotonic saline bilateral
Procedure: TAP block placebo
UL-guided TAP block with 20 ml of saline bilaterally, single dose.
Other Name: placebo block

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • ASA 1-3
  • BMI 18-35
  • Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Do not understand danish
  • Drug allergy
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Chronic pain with consumption of opioids
  • Consumption of NSAID, COX2inhibitors or paracetamol within 24 hours before the investigation
  • Infection at the needle site.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01046071

Locations
Denmark
Glostrup University Hospital, Department of anesthesia
Glostrup, Denmark, 2600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pernille L Petersen, MD Copenhagen university hospital, Glostrup
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pernille Lykke Petersen, MD, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01046071     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SM1-plp-09
2009-017420-75 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: January 8, 2010
Last Updated: November 17, 2011

Keywords provided by Pernille Lykke Petersen, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:
Transversus abdominis plane block, postoperative pain.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2017