Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2007 by Hvidovre University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2007
Information provided by:
Hvidovre University Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Postoperative Pain Procedure: local infiltration analgesia Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Local Anesthetics After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Intra- vs. Extraarticular Administration? A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
Study Start Date : January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2007

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Intervention Details:
    Procedure: local infiltration analgesia
    local wound infiltration with 30 ml ropivacaine 0.2 % (60 mg)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual Analogue Scale pain score

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 identifier (NCT number): NCT00518674

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00518674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF01329190
First Posted: August 21, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007

Keywords provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:
local infiltration analgesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents