Catheter-over Needle: Outpatient Study
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|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|
|Local Anesthesia Analgesia||Procedure: Perineural catheter Procedure: Single-shot block|
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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.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
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|