Last updated on January 2010

Local Anaesthesia and Remifentanil Sedation Versus Total Intravenous Anaesthesia for Hysteroscopic Surgery in an Ambulatory Surgery Department.

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to compare a new method: the combination of conscious sedation with remifentanil (a shortlasting opioid drug) and local anaesthesia, with the traditional general anaesthesia for hysteroscopic surgery. The primary outcomes are: the time spent in the operation room, the time to full mobilisation postoperatively and the time to complete recovery postoperatively and the time to discharge. Secondary outcome: patient satisfaction.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00763789

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Birgitte Majholm, MD

Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev
Copenhagen, Denmark
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