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Local Anaesthesia Used During Fast-track Colonic Surgery: Evaluation of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine in Practice

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Martini Hospital Groningen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01105442
First received: April 15, 2010
Last updated: July 20, 2011
Last verified: March 2010
  Purpose

The standard treatment for post operative pain is now bupivacaine + sufentanil. The use of this combination during fast-track colonic surgery leads frequently to post-operative nausea and vomiting and limited mobilisation possibilities. Therefore the department anaesthesiology wants to evaluate the use of a different local anaesthetic: levobupivacaine combined with morphine on demand. The expectation is that the use of levobupivacaine leads to less side effects.


Condition
Colonic Diseases
Post-operative Pain
Local Anesthesia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Local Anaesthesia Used During Fast-track Colonic Surgery: Evaluation of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine in Practice

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Further study details as provided by Martini Hospital Groningen:

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Bupivacaine
Patients who received bupivacaine + sufentanil
Levobupivacaine
Patients who received levobupivacaine and morphine on demand

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Martini Hospital Groningen

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who undergo fast-track colonic surgery and with post operative epidural pain treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are admitted to an other ward
  • Patients with a spinal catheter
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01105442

Locations
Netherlands
Martini Hospital ward 4b
Groningen, Netherlands, 9700 RM
Sponsors and Collaborators
Martini Hospital Groningen
Investigators
Study Chair: Marinus van Hulst, Dr. Martini Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Marinus van Hulst, Martini Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01105442     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: METC2010-18
Study First Received: April 15, 2010
Last Updated: July 20, 2011
Health Authority: The Netherlands: Institutional review board martini hospital groningen

Keywords provided by Martini Hospital Groningen:
Post-operative pain treatment
Fast-track colonic surgery patients
Surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Diseases
Pain, Postoperative
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Pain
Pathologic Processes
Postoperative Complications
Signs and Symptoms
Bupivacaine
Levobupivacaine
Anesthetics
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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