Diaphragmatic Movement Before and After Stellate Ganglion Block : A Ultrasonographic Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2010
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Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
The temporary diaphrgmatic dysfunction will occur after stellate ganglion block(SGB) and will be easily detected by M-mode ultrasonography

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Head Pain Neck Pain Shoulder Pain Arm Pain Neural Sensory Hearing Loss Procedure: M-mode ultrasonography Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 43 participants
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound
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Intervention Details:
    Procedure: M-mode ultrasonography
    Evaluation of diaphragmatic movement using M-mode ultrasonography before and after stellate ganglion block with 1% lidocaine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The amplitude of diaphragm movement before and after SGB during quiet breathing, deep breathing and voluntary sniff, inspiratory time and expiratory time, oxygen saturation [ Time Frame: The ultrasonographic evaluation will take place just before and 30 minutes after stellate ganglion block. ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA class I-II patients who have head and neck pain or shoulder pain or sudden sensory neural hearing loss

Exclusion Criteria:

  • coagulopathy, pulmonary disease, neuropathy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01054378

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Principal Investigator: Duck Mi Yoon Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Responsible Party: Duck Mi Yoon/Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine,, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea, Identifier: NCT01054378     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2009-0614
First Posted: January 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Hearing Loss
Shoulder Pain
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases