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Median Nerve Hydro-dissection Using Single Injection of Hyaluronic Acid as a Novel Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT03177915
First Posted: June 6, 2017
Last Update Posted: June 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Emad Zarief , MD, Assiut University
  Purpose
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common peripheral entrapment neuropathy, this study aims to investigate if, and to what extent, hydro-dissection using 1% lidocain followed by Sodium hyaluronate versus 40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide, ultrasonic guided

Condition Intervention
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain, Chronic Drug: Sodium Hyaluronate Drug: triamcinolone acetonide

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description:
Investigate if, and to what extent, hydro-dissection using 1% lidocain followed by injection Sodium hyaluronate versus 1% lidocain followed by injection of 40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide, under ultrasound guidance, can improve the clinical condition, change in nerve conduction parameters of patients with CTS and delay or avoid the surgical intervention.
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Median Nerve Hydro-dissection Using Single Injection of Hyaluronic Acid as a Novel Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Double Blind Randomized Clinical Trial

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Further study details as provided by Emad Zarief , MD, Assiut University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pain alleviation [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    improvement of pain measured by visual analog scale


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • surgery [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    avoidance or delay of surgical intervention

  • patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    likert scale


Enrollment: 60
Actual Study Start Date: March 2016
Study Completion Date: February 2017
Primary Completion Date: December 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Sodium Hyaluronate
injection of 2 ml of 1% lidocain followed by injection of low molecular weight sodium hyaluronate nearby median nerve as hydro-dissection
Drug: Sodium Hyaluronate
median nerve hydro-dissection using 1% lidocain followed by injection of low molecular weight sodium hyaluronate ,
Other Name: ( group I )
Active Comparator: Triamcinolone acetonide
Injection of 2 ml of 1% lidocain followed injection of 40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide as a median nerve hydro-dissection
Drug: triamcinolone acetonide
1% lidocain followed by injection of 40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide
Other Name: (group II)

Detailed Description:
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compression syndrome the upper extremities. Its problem has a high prevalence ranged estimated prevalence of 3.8% in the general population, 3 and 7.8% in the working population. It occurs at any age, especially in individuals in their 40s to 60s, and the male: female ratio is reported to be 3:7. A lot of treatment modalities have been tried to improve the condition, starting from local anesthetic injection, steroid, and up to surgical decompression of the nerves.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients
  • complaining of carpal tunnel syndrome of 3 month duration or more
  • diagnosed axonal neuropathy using electrodiagnosis , nerve conduction study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient refusal infection at the site of intervention
  • local anesthetic allergy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03177915


Locations
Egypt
Emad Zarief Kamel Said
Assiut, Egypt, 71111
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Emad Zarief , MD, lecturer of anesthesia and ICU, Assiut University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03177915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB00008406
First Submitted: May 31, 2017
First Posted: June 6, 2017
Last Update Posted: June 6, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Median Neuropathy
Mononeuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Sprains and Strains
Wounds and Injuries
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Lidocaine
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Hyaluronic Acid
Triamcinolone diacetate
Anesthetics, Local
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents