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Perianal Nerval Block in Proctological Interventions

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03405922
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 10, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a local perianal block performed during a proctological intervention can reduce the postoperative pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Perianal Fistula Fissure in Ano Hemorrhoids Drug: Placebo 40 mL Saline 0.9% Drug: 40 mL Ropivacain 0.5% Phase 4

Detailed Description:

The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a local perianal block performed during a proctological intervention can reduce the postoperative pain.

All patients will undergo surgery under general or spinal anesthesia. At the end of the surgery, the surgeon will perform a perianal block using the local anesthetic or the placebo upon randomisation. The experimental group will receive a local anesthetics and the control group a normal saline injection. All injections will be perianal, peripheral to the external anal sphincter.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 166 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Perianal Nerval Block in Proctological Interventions: a Prospective Randomized Double Blinded Study
Actual Study Start Date : February 1, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 5, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : July 5, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo 40 mL Saline 0.9%
Drug: Placebo 40 mL Saline 0.9%
Injection of 40 mL 0.9% saline

Active Comparator: Ropivacain
40 mL Ropivacain 0.5%
Drug: 40 mL Ropivacain 0.5%
Ropivacaine Hcl 0.5% Injection 40 mL




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Postoperative Pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours post-surgery ]
    Postoperative Pain assessed by visual analogue scale (max. 10, min.0 points, range: 0-10; 0 = no pain at all, 10 = worst pain ever experienced)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of Life assessed by questionnaire [ Time Frame: 2 weeks post-surgery ]
    Quality of Life assessed by questionnaire



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with surgical indication for hemorrhoids, fistula-in-ano or anal fissures.
  • Age of 18 or above

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age under 18.
  • Patients unable to understand an informed consent.
  • Emergency operations
  • Pregnant women.
  • Patients with acute perianal infection.
  • Patients allergic to any component of the local anesthetic

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03405922


Locations
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Switzerland
St Claraspital
Basel, Switzerland, 4016
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Daniel Steinemann St:Claraspital

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03405922    
Other Study ID Numbers: Perianal block in proctology
First Posted: January 23, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 10, 2019
Last Verified: July 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hemorrhoids
Fissure in Ano
Fistula
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Rectal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Anus Diseases