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Lidocaine-Prilocaine (EMLA) Cream as Analgesia in Hysterosalpingography Practice (HSG-2010)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2010 by Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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First received: February 24, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2010
History: No changes posted

February 24, 2011
February 24, 2011
April 2011
April 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
pain reduction in the performance of hysterosalpingography [ Time Frame: after hysterosalpingography and a month later ]
decrease in pain inmediately after the completion of hysterosalpingography and one month after completion of the diagnostic test by an analogue pain scale.
Same as current
No Changes Posted
sense of discomfort experience during the procedure [ Time Frame: a month after hysterosalpingography ]
willingness to repeat the diagnostic technique
Same as current
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Lidocaine-Prilocaine (EMLA) Cream as Analgesia in Hysterosalpingography Practice
Lidocaine-Prilocaine (EMLA) Cream as Analgesia in Hysterosalpingography Practice: a Prospective Randomized Double Blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that Lidocaine-Prilocaine cream decrease pain during hysterosalpingography diagnostic practice.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Gynecological Pathology
  • Drug: Lidocaine-Prilocaine cream
    Implementation of 3 cm of lidocaine-prilocaine in the endocervical canal, 10 minutes before the intervention with a syringe without needle 5ml. Application, with a swab of the anesthetic cream ectocervix level.
    Other Name: EMLA
  • Drug: placebo
    3 cm of gel application for the transmission of ultrasound into the endocervical canal 10 minutes before surgery, with a 5 ml syringe without needle. Application, with a swab in gel ectocervix.
  • Active Comparator: Lidocaine-Prilocaine cream
    Intervention: Drug: Lidocaine-Prilocaine cream
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    purified water, ethylene glycol stearate, palm, palm stearate, polyethylene glycol, liquid paraffin, benzoic acid
    Intervention: Drug: placebo
Arnau B, Jovell E, Romero M, Gonzalez M, Esteba L, Garcia A. Lidocaine-prilocaine cream as analgesia for hysterosalpingography: a randomized, double blinded, controlled study. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Nov;182:216-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2014.09.035. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Unknown status
September 2012
April 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients that must perform a hysterosalpingography
  • acceptance to participate in the study signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • hypersensitivity or allergy to anesthetics
  • refusal of the patient
  • patients under age 18 years old and pregnant
  • unbearable pain that involves other analgesic measures
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Baldomero Arnau Rivera, Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa
Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa
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Principal Investigator: Baldomero Arnau Rivera, MD, PhD Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa
Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa
September 2010

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