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Assessment of Spread of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01024868
First Posted: December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2010
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Collaborator:
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Information provided by:
Herlev Hospital
  Purpose
For the purpose of assessing the spread of the local anaesthetic after injecting it between abdominal muscles on both sides, the investigators will test if the patient can feel a change in the perception of cold and warm, as well as being pricked with a blunt needle. The investigators will also take several blood samples, together with routine samples, to measure the concentration of the local anesthetic in the blood.

Condition Intervention
Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Drug: Ropivacaine 0,5%

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment of Spread of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Administration of 20 ml Ropivacaine 0,5% Bilaterally

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Further study details as provided by Herlev Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
TAP block
Patients before undergoing laparoscopic or other abdominal surgery
Drug: Ropivacaine 0,5%
Injection of ropivacaine 0,5% 20 ml bilaterally before surgery

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients undergoing abdominal surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • undergo abdominal surgery, eligible for TAP block, over 18, BMI 20-40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • does not speak danish, does not consent, does not fulfill inclusion criteria
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01024868


Locations
Denmark
Herlev University Hospital
Herlev, Denmark, 2730
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herlev Hospital
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Investigators
Study Director: Ann M Møller, dr. med. Herlev Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr Anja U. Mitchell, Herlev University Hospital, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01024868     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TDTSG-1
First Submitted: December 2, 2009
First Posted: December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2010
Last Verified: December 2009

Keywords provided by Herlev Hospital:
Transversus Abdominis Plane Block

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ropivacaine
Anesthetics, Local
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents