Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2007 by Hvidovre University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Hvidovre University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 20, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2007
History: No changes posted
The aim of this randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled study is to evaluate the specific role of injection of local anesthetic into the intra- vs. extraarticular tissues after toal knee arthroplasty.

Condition Intervention
Postoperative Pain
Procedure: local infiltration analgesia

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Intra- vs. Extraarticular Administration? A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

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Further study details as provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual Analogue Scale pain score

Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2007
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: local infiltration analgesia
    local wound infiltration with 30 ml ropivacaine 0.2 % (60 mg)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to give informed oral and written consent to participate
  • Able to speak Danish

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with opioids
  • Body Mass Index > 40
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00518674

Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Lasse Andersen, MD Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF01329190 
Study First Received: August 20, 2007
Last Updated: August 20, 2007
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:
local infiltration analgesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pathologic Processes
Postoperative Complications
Signs and Symptoms
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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