Comparison of Quality of Supraclavicular, Infraclavicular and Axillary Approach of Ultrasound-guided Brachial Plexus Block

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01442558
First received: September 22, 2011
Last updated: January 20, 2015
Last verified: September 2011
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to compare the quality of 3 methods of ultrasound-guided brachial plexus blocks for surgical anesthesia


Condition Intervention
Pain
Drug: Bupivacaine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of 3 different approaches to brachial plexus block [ Time Frame: Immediate ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Whether or not there is need for additional analgesic drugs or need to switch to general anesthesia


Enrollment: 101
Study Start Date: December 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: SCL
Supraclavicular ultrasound-guided brachial plexus block
Drug: Bupivacaine
Bupivacaine 5 mg/cc with adrenaline 5 mcg/cc will be injected with complete spread of the drug around nerves.
Active Comparator: ICL
Infraclavicular ultrasound-guided brachial plexus block
Drug: Bupivacaine
Bupivacaine 5 mg/cc with adrenaline 5 mcg/cc will be injected with complete spread of the drug around nerves.
Active Comparator: AX
Axillary ultrasound-guided brachial plexus block
Drug: Bupivacaine
Bupivacaine 5 mg/cc with adrenaline 5 mcg/cc will be injected with complete spread of the drug around nerves.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA I-III physical status
  • Surgery of distal arm, forearm or hand

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Skin infection near block injection site
  • Allergy to local anesthetics
  • Peripheral neuropathy upper limb
  • INR of more than 1.4
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Opioid dependency
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • Lack of orientation to person, place and time
  • Patient refusal
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01442558

Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01442558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0081-2011-HYMC
Study First Received: September 22, 2011
Last Updated: January 20, 2015
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:
relief
Intra-operative

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 26, 2015