Comparison of Two Different Procedures for Plexus Anesthesia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital Muenster
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00151112
First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: September 10, 2008
Last verified: September 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of difference positioning on extension and efficacy of brachial plexus anesthesia at 20 minutes by using the axillary plexus block with supine positioning and a lateral positioning onto the non-anaesthetized side, combined with 20° Trendelenburg positioning.


Condition Intervention
Wounds and Injuries
Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Comparison of Two Different Procedures for Plexus Anesthesia: Standard Position Versus Combination of Lateral Position and 20° Trendelenburg Position

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Muenster:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Extent of anesthesia [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after acillary plexus block ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Efficacy of anesthesia [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after axillary plexus block ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of failure [ Time Frame: 20 minutes after axillary plexus block ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
combination of lateral position and 20° Trendelenburg Position
Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia
positioning during plexus anesthesia
Active Comparator: 2
standard positioning
Procedure: Positioning and plexus anesthesia
positioning during plexus anesthesia

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Single shot axillary block

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lateral position not possible
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Locations
Germany
BG Unfallklinik Murnau; Department of Anesthesiology
Murnau, Germany, D-82418
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Münster
Münster, Germany, D-48149
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Muenster
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Weber, MD Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Münster
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Principle Investigator: T. Weber, MD, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Muenster
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00151112     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-Anast-05
Study First Received: September 7, 2005
Last Updated: September 10, 2008
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by University Hospital Muenster:
nerve block
regional anesthesia
injuries
diverse malformations

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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