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Optimal Site of Administration for Continuous Wound Infusion After Cesarean Section

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01160913
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 13, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this randomized double-blind study is to evaluate in which anatomical layer (AF versus BF) continuous wound infusion of local anesthetics combined with NSAIDs through a multiorifice catheter has the best effectiveness during the first 48 hours on postoperative pain intensity after elective cesarean delivery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cesarean Section Procedure: Continuous wound infusion Procedure: Continuous wound Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 56 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Optimal Anatomical Layer for Continuous Wound Infusion of Local Anesthetics Combined With NSAIDs Through a Multiorifice Catheter for Postoperative Pain Intensity After Elective Cesarean Delivery
Study Start Date : October 2007
Primary Completion Date : September 2008
Study Completion Date : December 2008

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Continuous wound infusion above the fascia Procedure: Continuous wound infusion
Active Comparator: Continuous wound infusion below the fascia Procedure: Continuous wound

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cumulative intravenous morphine consumption [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Postoperative pain intensity at rest and mobilization [ Time Frame: admission, 3,6,12,24,36,48h ]
  2. adverse effects (nausea, vomiting, itching, sedation)

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • elective Cesarean Section under spinal anesthesia over37 weeks' gestation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • allergy to NSAIDs
  • ASA III or higher
  • refusal to participate
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01160913

Hôpital Cochin
Paris, France, 75014
Sponsors and Collaborators
Association pour la Recherche et la Formation en Anesthésie Analgésie Réanimation