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Local Anaesthesia Used During Fast-track Colonic Surgery: Evaluation of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine in Practice

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01105442
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2011
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Information provided by:
Martini Hospital Groningen
  Purpose
The standard treatment for post operative pain is now bupivacaine + sufentanil. The use of this combination during fast-track colonic surgery leads frequently to post-operative nausea and vomiting and limited mobilisation possibilities. Therefore the department anaesthesiology wants to evaluate the use of a different local anaesthetic: levobupivacaine combined with morphine on demand. The expectation is that the use of levobupivacaine leads to less side effects.

Condition
Colonic Diseases Post-operative Pain Local Anesthesia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Local Anaesthesia Used During Fast-track Colonic Surgery: Evaluation of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine in Practice

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Further study details as provided by Martini Hospital Groningen:

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Bupivacaine
Patients who received bupivacaine + sufentanil
Levobupivacaine
Patients who received levobupivacaine and morphine on demand

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Martini Hospital Groningen
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who undergo fast-track colonic surgery and with post operative epidural pain treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are admitted to an other ward
  • Patients with a spinal catheter
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Netherlands
Martini Hospital ward 4b
Groningen, Netherlands, 9700 RM
Sponsors and Collaborators
Martini Hospital Groningen
Investigators
Study Chair: Marinus van Hulst, Dr. Martini Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Marinus van Hulst, Martini Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01105442     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: METC2010-18
First Submitted: April 15, 2010
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2011
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Martini Hospital Groningen:
Post-operative pain treatment
Fast-track colonic surgery patients
Surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Colonic Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Bupivacaine
Levobupivacaine
Anesthetics, Local
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents