Supra-inguinal Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block on Postoperative Management in Total Hip Arthroplasty by Posterior Approach

  • End date
    Nov 1, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    University of Liege
Updated on 29 January 2021


Find the impact of supra-inguinal fascia iliaca compartment block on postoperative pain management after total hip arthroplasty by posterior surgical approach


ASA physical status 1, 2 and 3 patients scheduled to undergo elective surgery of total hip arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia.

The investigators would like to study the impact of supra-inguinal fascia iliaca block on postoperative pain management after total hip arthroplasty by posterior surgical approach. The principal investigator perform this block with ultrasound technique. The investigators also want to observe if this loco-regional new approach to fascia iliaca block could have influence on opioid side effects, postoperative nausea and vomiting, length of hospitalisation and first mobilisation side effects.

Condition Arthropathy of Hip
Treatment supra-inguinal fascia iliaca compartment block, Multimodal analgesia and PCA morphine pump
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04574479
SponsorUniversity of Liege
Last Modified on29 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Adults patients scheduled to undergo elective surgery of total hip arthroplasty by posterior surgical aboard

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Patient refusal
Allergy to used medications or local infection
Obesity with body mass index > 35
History of chronic pain or fibromyalgia
Drug (opioids) addiction
Treatment with corticosteroids for more than 6 months
Severe kidney or liver diseases
Mental disorders or serious neurological diseases
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