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Comparison of Methods of Lumbar Sympathetic Ganglion Block: Distance vs Angle

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01648543
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2012 by jong bum Choi, Yonsei University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 24, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Lumbar sympathetic ganglion block is used for several neuropathic pain syndromes. The best method of lumbar sympathetic ganglion block is not established. The investigators would compare two methods of lumbar sympathetic ganglion block. One is modified Reid method which's entry point is 7~7.5cm from midline of spinous process of lumbar spine. The other is angular method which's entry angle is 30 degree from anterior-posterior view of C-arm. Comparison modified Reid method with angular method would be helpful for finding best method of lumbar sympathetic ganglion block.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Lumbar Sympathetic Ganglion Block Indication: Neuropathic Pain, CRPS, Hyperhydrosis Etc. Procedure: lumbar sympathetic ganglion block

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 194 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: block method: angle
The entry angle of angular method which is one method of lumbar sympathetic ganglion block is 30 degree of anterior-posterior view of C-arm.
Procedure: lumbar sympathetic ganglion block
Active Comparator: block method: distance
The entry point of modified Reid method which is popular method of lumbar sympathetic ganglion block is 7~7.5cm from midline of spinous process of lumbar spine.
Procedure: lumbar sympathetic ganglion block


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. temperature change [ Time Frame: 30min ]
  2. muscle or vessel shadow [ Time Frame: 30min ]

Eligibility Criteria

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Adults above age of 20
  2. Undergoing lumbar sympathetic ganglion block indication

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Infection
  2. Bleeding tendency
  3. Previous spinal surgery history
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Illiteracy
Contacts and Locations

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Contacts
Contact: Jong Bum Choi +82-2-2019-6093 ROMEOJB@yuhs.ac

Locations
Korea, Republic of
Gangnam Severance Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Jong Bum Choi    +82-2-2019-6093    ROMEOJB@yuhs.ac   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Investigators
Study Director: Jong Bum Choi Yonsei University
More Information

Responsible Party: jong bum Choi, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01648543     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3-2012-0042
First Posted: July 24, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuralgia
Ganglion Cysts
Synovial Cyst
Hyperhidrosis
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Cysts
Neoplasms
Mucinoses
Connective Tissue Diseases
Sweat Gland Diseases
Skin Diseases