Obturator Nerve Block With Femoral and Sciatic Block
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01409460|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 4, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 4, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Nerve Block; Pain Medication||Procedure: Oburator Nerve block Procedure: Sham Injection in pectineus muscle.||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||16 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Is an Obturator Nerve Block Required for Every Patient Having Total Knee Arthroplasty With Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Block?|
|Study Start Date :||October 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2009|
|Experimental: True Obturator Nerve Block||
Procedure: Oburator Nerve block
Use of selective pain block.
|Sham Comparator: Sham Block||
Procedure: Sham Injection in pectineus muscle.
Five minutes after the sham block pain was assessed in these patients. If pain score was 5 or greater a true obturator nerve block was performed on these patients.
- To assess the use of obturator Nerve block for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty [ Time Frame: 15 minutes in recovery room post operatively ]The need for rescue obturator nerve block in total knee arthoplasty patients who have sucessful femoral nerve block and sciatic nerve block in place.
- Pain medication use intra-operatively and in the recovery room after surgery. Pain scores in recovery room. [ Time Frame: During surgery and until discharge from recovery room. ]
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|United States, Connecticut|
|Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center|
|Hartford, Connecticut, United States, 06105|