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Prediction of Postoperative Pain by an Electrical Pain Stimulus

This study has been completed.
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2006
History: No changes posted

The aim of this study is to evaluate a possible correlation between predictive precesarean section pain and development of postcaesarean section pain using the PM.

Patients and Methods 46 healthy pregnant women scheduled for elective cesarean section is included after informed consent. The standard operation procedures included spinal anesthesia, paracetamol 1 g 8 hourly, diclofenac 50 mg 8 hourly and oxycontine 10 mg x 2. Morphine was used for break-through pain.

Before cesarian section the threshold for sensory and pain were measured 3 times, and the average was used for analyses. After cesarian section a blinded midwife assess the pain at rest and during mobilization every 12th hours over 2 days score.

Data was analyzed using AUC and non-parametric test, P < 0,05.

Cesarean Section

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Estimated Enrollment: 46

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy pregnant women scheduled for elective cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic pain conditions.
  • Pacemaker.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00374504

Copenhagen University Hospital, Rrigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark, dk-2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Per Rotbøll Nielsen, MD Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00374504     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01 2745584
Study First Received: September 8, 2006
Last Updated: September 8, 2006 processed this record on August 23, 2017