This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions anesthesia, conduction, nerve block, adverse effects
Treatment peripheral regional anesthesia
Sponsor BG Unfallklinik
Start date May 2008
End date December 2008
Trial size 1000 participants
Trial identifier NCT00445016, nd001


To evaluate the incidence of neurologic complications as a consequence of peripheral regional anesthesia, all patients receiving peripheral nerve blocks will be evaluated according to a standardized protocol screening pain, motoric and sensory function recovering to defined periods, and according to a study protocol defining the items.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Time perspective prospective

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 10 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - All patients receiving peripheral regional anesthesia Exclusion Criteria: - Missing agreement

Additional Information

Official title Neurologic Complications in Peripheral Regional Anesthesia - A Clinical Follow Up Study to Evaluate the Incidence of Neurologic Complications Defined According to a Standardized Protocol Considering Motoric and Sensory Function and Pain
Description Neurologic complications as an adverse effect occur in all types of regional anesthesia. Reviewing the literature, the incidence spreads from 0.02 up to 3 percent. The incidence remains unclear because of different types of definitions, too. In this study, we evaluate all patients receiving peripheral regional anesthesia 24 hours after block performance according to a standardized study protocol. In case of any conspicuousness concerning motoric or sensory function or pain, the patient will be evaluated again after 48 hours. Further on, in case of neurologic dysfunction, periods of investigation will be after 3 days, 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and 1 year. This study includes the definition for nerve damage concerning motoric and sensory neural function and pain. The patients will be recruited among all patients from our hospital receiving continuous peripheral regional anesthesia.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in May 2008.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by BG Unfallklinik.