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Efficacy of Median Nerve Block Performed Using Echographic Guidance

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00835653
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 23, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hopital Foch

Brief Summary:
Observational study of the efficacy of median nerve blocks performed using echographic guidance in patients presenting with or without carpal tunnel syndrome.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Orthopedic Procedure: median nerve block

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Efficacy of Median Nerve Block Performed Using Echographic Guidance
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2009

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1
patients with a carpal tunnel syndrome
Procedure: median nerve block
median nerve block performed under echographic guidance
2
patients without a carpal tunnel syndrome
Procedure: median nerve block
median nerve block performed under echographic guidance



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. light touch sensibility [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. ice touch sensibility [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ]
  2. motor block [ Time Frame: 30 minutes following block performance ]
  3. paresthesia [ Time Frame: during nerve block procedure ]
  4. vascular puncture [ Time Frame: during nerve block procedure ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients scheduled for hand surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • short surgical procedure (less than 30 minutes) on the hand,
  • regional anesthesia at the elbow involving the median nerve.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age less than 18 years,
  • pregnant woman
  • mental incapacity,
  • poor understanding of French.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00835653


Locations
France
Hopital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92150
Hôpital Privé de l'Ouest Parisien
Trappes, France, 78190
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
Investigators
Study Chair: Marc Fischler, MD Hopital Foch

Responsible Party: Hopital Foch
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00835653     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/42
First Posted: February 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 23, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016