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4% Intrauterine Lidocaine Infusion for Pain Management in First Trimester Abortions

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Oregon Health and Science University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00121329
First received: July 13, 2005
Last updated: July 19, 2005
Last verified: July 2005

July 13, 2005
July 19, 2005
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VAS scores during cervical dilation and uterine aspiration
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Patient satisfaction, symptoms, lidocaine levels
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4% Intrauterine Lidocaine Infusion for Pain Management in First Trimester Abortions
4% Intrauterine Lidocaine Infusion for Pain Management in First Trimester Abortions

Recent studies have investigated the use of local anesthetics (i.e. lidocaine, mepivacaine) to lessen the pain experienced with minor gynecologic procedures such as endometrial biopsy and office hysteroscopy. Local anesthetic injected into the uterine cavity has been demonstrated effective in some studies at decreasing patient pain associated with these intrauterine procedures at an anesthetic concentration of at least 2%. Based on this evidence, we hypothesized that an intrauterine lidocaine infusion may reduce patient pain during first trimester abortions.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pain
Drug: Intrauterine lidocaine infusion 4%
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Completed
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December 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 years old
  • Good general health
  • English speaking
  • Confirmation of gestational age by ultrasound
  • Body weight > 100 lbs.
  • Pregnancy < 11 weeks
Female
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00121329
OHSU IRB 6876
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Oregon Health and Science University
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Principal Investigator: Alison B Edelman, MD, MPH Oregon Health and Science University
Oregon Health and Science University
July 2005

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