Comparison of the Success Rate of Two Approaches for Obturator Nerve Block in TURB (Conventional Pubic Approach [Labat Technique] and Inguinal Approach)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 4, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2010
Information provided by:
Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the success rate of two approaches for obturator nerve block in TURB (conventional pubic approach [Labat technique] and inguinal approach.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Nerve Block Procedure: obturator nerve block Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Official Title: Comparison of the Success Rate of Two Approaches for Obturator Nerve Block in TURB (Conventional Pubic Approach [Labat Technique] and Inguinal Approach)
Study Start Date : June 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: conventional pubic approach Procedure: obturator nerve block
Experimental: inguinal approach Procedure: obturator nerve block

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assessment of obturator sign during using nerve stimulator and operation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled to undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumor during combined spinal anesthesia and obturator nerve block were included in the clinical study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with advanced cardiac and respiratory insufficiency
  • Allergy to local anesthetics
  • Preexisting neurologic deficits
  • Prior operation involving the hip and the inguinal region and bleeding tendency were excluded.

Responsible Party: Hae Keum Kil/Professor, Yonsei University, College of Medicine Identifier: NCT01080599     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2009-0137
First Posted: March 4, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
obturator nerve block in TURB