Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criterias

Participants 40 to 75 years old who are presenting for minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia
Participants 40 to 75 years old who are presenting for minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia

Exclusion Criterias

Patient refusal
American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classification of 4 or higher
Any other contra-indication to regional anesthesia
...
Patient refusal
American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classification of 4 or higher
Any other contra-indication to regional anesthesia
Coagulopathy
Infection at the site
Medical conditions limiting physical therapy participation
Chronic opioid use (greater than 3 months)
Pre-existing neuropathy in the femoral or sciatic distribution
Pregnancy

Summary

Conditions
  • Complications; Arthroplasty
  • Knee Injuries
Type
Interventional
Phase
Phase 4
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 40 years and 75 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

The investigators hypothesize that an ultrasound guided adductor canal block will lower narcotic consumption and improved overall satisfaction compared to ultrasound guided sham block with normal saline (placebo) for patients undergoing minimally invasive TKA surgery.

The investigators hypothesize that an ultrasound guided adductor canal block will lower narcotic consumption and improved overall satisfaction compared to ultrasound guided sham block with normal saline (placebo) for patients undergoing minimally invasive TKA surgery.

Inclusion Criterias

Participants 40 to 75 years old who are presenting for minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia
Participants 40 to 75 years old who are presenting for minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia

Exclusion Criterias

Patient refusal
American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classification of 4 or higher
Any other contra-indication to regional anesthesia
...
Patient refusal
American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classification of 4 or higher
Any other contra-indication to regional anesthesia
Coagulopathy
Infection at the site
Medical conditions limiting physical therapy participation
Chronic opioid use (greater than 3 months)
Pre-existing neuropathy in the femoral or sciatic distribution
Pregnancy

Locations

Chicago, Illinois, 60611
Chicago, Illinois, 60611

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02100579
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Antoun Nader, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Antoun Nader, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine