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Continuous Bupivacaine Infusion Following Colonic Surgery


Influence of Continuous Bupivacaine Infusion on Tissue Oxygenation Following Colonic Surgery




The primary objective is to evaluate the influence of continuous local anesthetic infiltration on tissue oxygenation after surgical procedures requiring abdominal surgery as a major predictor for wound healing.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Abdominal Surgery Drug: Bupivacaine
Drug: Saline

Verified by Outcomes Research Consortium January, 2011

Sponsored by: Outcomes Research Consortium
Information provided by: Outcomes Research Consortium identifier: NCT00557843

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Andrea Kurz, MD., Principal Investigator
Daniel I Sessler, MD., Study Chair

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