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Analgesic Effect of Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia (IV PCA) Versus Paravertebral Block After Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01538914
First Posted: February 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jae-Hyon Bahk, MD, PhD, Seoul National University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare the analgesic effect of paravertebral block with that of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia after video assisted thoracic surgery.

Condition Intervention
Postoperative Pain After Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery Procedure: paravertebral block Procedure: PCA

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparison Between the Analgesic Effect of Intravenous Patient-controlled Analgesia and of Paravertebral Block After Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Further study details as provided by Jae-Hyon Bahk, MD, PhD, Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • severity of acute postoperative pain when moving [ Time Frame: 24 hours after VATS ]

Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: February 2013
Study Completion Date: October 2015
Primary Completion Date: February 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: PVB
Postoperative pain is controlled with local analgesics delivered via PVB.
Procedure: paravertebral block
Postoperative pain is controlled with local analgesics via PVB.
Active Comparator: PCA
Postoperatve pain is controlled with intravenous PCA.
Procedure: PCA
Postoperative pain is controlled with intravenous PCA.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients receiving video assisted thoracic surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with cardiovascular disease
  • patients with neurologic disease
  • patients with contraindications to paravertebral block or epidural block
  • patients with history of previous VATS
  • patients with pain at the expected incision site
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01538914


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jae-Hyon Bahk, MD, PhD, Professor, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01538914     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: JHBahk_VATS PVB
First Submitted: February 16, 2012
First Posted: February 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs