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PECS Block in Breast Surgery: an Observational Multicenter Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02414256
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 10, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 30, 2017
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

We will enroll patients submitted to breast surgery (in and outsettings) with regional anesthesia.

The blinded observers, in the first 48 hours post-operative, will evaluate (telephone interview in outsetting) the pain intensity through the Numeric Rating Scale ( 0= no pain, 10 = worst possible pain) thereby recording the treatment procedures in accordance with usual clinical practice. At the same time we will evaluate the presence of intraoperative or postoperative complications related to regional anesthesia, the PONV rate (post-operative nausea and vomiting) and the analgesic/antiemetic therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Postoperative Pain Other: regional anesthesia in breast surgery

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 250 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: PECS Block in Breast Surgery: an Observational Multicenter Study
Study Start Date : January 2015
Primary Completion Date : April 2015
Study Completion Date : June 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anesthesia
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Intervention Details:
    Other: regional anesthesia in breast surgery
    In the Hospitals involved in this study are performed routinely wall blocks (PECS I-II blocks and serratus block) during breast surgery

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain Intensity Misure [ Time Frame: 2 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Complications Regional Anesthesia Related [ Time Frame: 1 days ]
  2. PostOperative Nausea Rate [ Time Frame: 2 days ]
  3. Intraoperative Opioids Use [ Time Frame: surgical time ]
  4. Postoperative Analgesics [ Time Frame: 2 days ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients submitted to breast surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

ASA I-II-III Patients Written Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

ASA IV Active Heart Failure Coagulation Disease Chronic Pain Allergies to Local Anesthetics

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02414256

Department of Day Surgery Ospedale di Circolo Varese
Varese, VA, Italy, 21100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ospedale di Circolo - Fondazione Macchi
Study Chair: Andrea L Ambrosoli, MD University Hospital Varese
More Information

Responsible Party: Andrea Luigi Ambrosoli, MD, Ospedale di Circolo - Fondazione Macchi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02414256     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Va-003
First Posted: April 10, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 30, 2017
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by Andrea Luigi Ambrosoli, Ospedale di Circolo - Fondazione Macchi:
breast surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms