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Music in Wide Awake Hand Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04636463
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : November 19, 2020
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Brief Summary:
Wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) surgery has emerged as a popular technique in hand surgery over the last decade. It is possible that the unfamiliar sounds of the operating room could contribute to intraoperative patient anxiety during WALANT surgery. This study intends to investigate whether utilizing noise cancelling headphones and listening to music intraoperatively during WALANT hand surgery has an effect on patient anxiety, pain, and satisfaction.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hand Surgery Procedure: Intraoperative Music Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Music in Wide Awake Local Anesthesia no Tourniquet (WALANT) Hand Surgery: Prospective Randomized Control Trial
Estimated Study Start Date : November 30, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 30, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 30, 2021

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anxiety

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Hand Surgery with Music
Participant undergoes surgery hand surgery using Wide Awake Local Anesthesia with no tourniquet (WALANT) while listing to music
Procedure: Intraoperative Music
Hand Surgery performed with the participant awake, using local anesthesia. Headphones will be worn by the participant and surgery will be performed while the participant is listening to music

No Intervention: Hand Surgery without Music (Control Group)
Participant undergoes surgery hand surgery using Wide Awake Local Anesthesia with no tourniquet (WALANT) without listening to music

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient anxiety levels will be recorded on a 10 point VAS scale [ Time Frame: 3 hours ]
    Participant Satisfaction

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥ 18 years old
  • Already chose to undergo WALANT hand surgery with the participating surgeon

Exclusion Criteria:

- Age <18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04636463

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United States, Pennsylvania
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
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Responsible Party: Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04636463    
Other Study ID Numbers: AILY20D.1059
First Posted: November 19, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2020
Last Verified: November 2020

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