Ultrasound-guided Erector Spinae Plane Blocks

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Status and phase

Completed
Early Phase 1

Conditions

Rib Fractures

Treatments

Procedure: EPSB for rib fractures
Drug: Ropivacaine

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT04916691
19-007896

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility of using the ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane blocks to provide additional pain relief to patients with rib fractures in the Emergency Department (ED) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Enrollment

40 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients 18 years old or older.
  • Patients with one or more acute traumatic rib fractures.

Exclusion criteria

  • Inability to position appropriately.
  • Unconscious or heavily sedated.
  • Patients who are critically ill such that care should not be delayed for regional anesthesia.
  • Patients under the age of 18 years old.
  • Vulnerable populations including prison inmates and pregnant patients.
  • Overlying skin infection, wound, or dressing/equipment (i.e., Chest tube).
  • Inability to visualize target anatomy or by ultrasound or anatomy prohibitive for other reasons to perform procedure successfully.
  • Known or documented allergy to ropivacaine or other amide local anesthetic.

Trial design

40 participants in 1 patient group

EPSB for rib fractures
Other group
Description:
EPSB for rib fractures
Treatment:
Drug: Ropivacaine
Procedure: EPSB for rib fractures

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