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Fluoroscopically-guided Epidural Block in the Midthoracic Region: A Comparison of Anterioposterior Versus Oblique View Approach

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02300714
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Terminated due to lack of assistance and time to carry out the research.)
First Posted : November 25, 2014
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
A comparison of anterioposterior versus oblique view approach method for fluoroscopically-guided epidural block in the midthoracic region. The investigators evaluate differences on total radiation time and technical feasibility between anterioposterior and oblique view approach method.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Low Back Pain Requiring Epidural Injection Procedure: oblique view approach Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 2 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Other
Study Start Date : November 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 14, 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : July 14, 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: AP group
oblique view approach during transforaminal epidural block
Procedure: oblique view approach
Active Comparator: OB group
oblique view approach during transforaminal epidural block
Procedure: oblique view approach



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Total radiation exposure time [ Time Frame: immediately ≤1 sec after the confirmation of successful epidural injection ]
    Total radiation exposure time during whole epidural procedure.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The number of the needle readjustments [ Time Frame: immediately ≤1 sec after the confirmation of successful epidural injection ]
    The number of the needle readjustments for successful epidural injection



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients who were scheduled for the transforaminal epidural injection in midthoracic region (T5-T7)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Local anesthetic allergy, coagulopathy

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Locations
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Korea, Republic of
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University

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Responsible Party: Yonsei University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02300714     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2014-0822
First Posted: November 25, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 22, 2019
Last Verified: March 2019

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms