Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criteria

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 Criteria

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

Summary

Conditions
  • Complications Arthroplasty
  • Knee Injuries
  • Complications; Arthroplasty
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 Criteria

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 Criteria

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

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