Last updated on February 2018

Perianal Nerval Block in Proctological Interventions


Brief description of study

The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a local perianal block performed during a proctological intervention can reduce the postoperative pain.

Detailed Study Description

The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a local perianal block performed during a proctological intervention can reduce the postoperative pain.

All patients will undergo surgery under general or spinal anesthesia. At the end of the surgery, the surgeon will perform a perianal block using the local anesthetic or the placebo upon randomisation. The experimental group will receive a local anesthetics and the control group a normal saline injection. All injections will be perianal, peripheral to the external anal sphincter.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03405922

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Daniel Steinemann, MD

St Claraspital
Basel, Switzerland
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