Incidence of Urinary Retention in Patients Undergoing Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty- Comparison Between Continuous Epidural Analgesia and Single Shot Femoral Nerve Block- a Randomized Controlled Study (UriKANE)

A

Aga Khan University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Urinary Retention
Acute Pain
Post Operative Pain

Treatments

Procedure: Femoral Nerve Block
Procedure: Epidural

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02689011
CTU / UriKANE / 2013

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study aims to compare the incidence of urinary retention and requirement of bladder catheterization in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty while receiving either continuous epidural analgesia or single shot femoral nerve block.

Enrollment

60 patients

Sex

All

Ages

30 to 70 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • ASA Physical status I, II & III
  • Male and Female Patients age between between 30 and 70 years
  • Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty

Exclusion criteria

  • Patient Refusal
  • Allergy to local anesthetics, paracetamol or other study drugs
  • History of opioid dependence
  • Contraindications to spinal/epidural anesthesia and femoral nerve block (coagulation defects, infection at puncture site etc.)
  • Inability to use patient-controlled analgesia (IV PCIA) (as assessed at the time of informed consent)
  • History of urinary retention, neurogenic bladder, or any urologic problem

Trial design

60 participants in 2 patient groups

Group F
Experimental group
Description:
Femoral nerve Block Group
Treatment:
Procedure: Femoral Nerve Block
Group E
Active Comparator group
Description:
Epidural Group
Treatment:
Procedure: Epidural

Trial contacts and locations

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