Catheter-over Needle: Outpatient Study
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01522066|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2014 by University of Alberta.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Local Anesthesia Analgesia||Procedure: Perineural catheter Procedure: Single-shot block||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Comparison of the Effectiveness of Single-shot Local Anesthetic Delivery Versus Double-shot Local Anesthetic Delivery Via a Perineural Catheter|
|Study Start Date :||January 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2016|
Experimental: Perineural catheter
Local anesthetic will be delivered through an indwelling perineural catheter
Procedure: Perineural catheter
Patients in the experimental group will receive a single dose of local anesthetic though an indwelling catheter both before and after surgery.
Active Comparator: Single-shot block
Local anesthetic will be delivered by the conventional, single-shot method.
Procedure: Single-shot block
Patients in the control group will receive a single shot of local anesthetic, in standard fashion, before surgery.
- Postoperative pain levels [ Time Frame: 24 hours following surgery ]Pain levels at surgery site following surgery (up to 24 hours post-surgery) will be assessed.
- Patient comfort at home [ Time Frame: Post-operative period (approx. 24 hrs following surgery) ]Patient pain levels and effects on daily living/activities will be assessed following surgery.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01522066
|University of Alberta Hospital|
|Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7|
|Principal Investigator:||Ban Tsui, MD, MSc||University of Alberta|