Anesthetic Efficacy of Intrauterine Lidocaine for Removal of a "Lost" Intrauterine Device
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00308841|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 30, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 20, 2008
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of intrauterine lidocaine instillation in reducing patient discomfort during the removal of a "lost" intrauterine device (IUD).
Methods: This double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 68 women who underwent removal procedure for a "lost" IUD. Thirty-four women were allocated to the lidocaine group and 34 to the saline group. The main outcome measure was the intensity of pain during, immediately after, and 20 minutes after the procedure, assessed by a visual analog scale. Statistical analysis was performed using Friedman's test with Bonferroni correction, Student's t test, and 2.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|"Lost" IUD||Drug: Lidocaine (drug)||Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00308841
|Süleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine|
|Isparta, Turkey, 32100|
|Principal Investigator:||Mehmet Güney, M.D||SDU|