Effect of Intraoperative Paravertebral Block on Postoperative Pain and Recovery in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Correction for Scoliosis

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Feb 28, 2023
  • participants needed
    32
  • sponsor
    Yonsei University
Updated on 30 July 2021

Summary

Pain management after scoliosis surgery is challenging for the anesthesiologists. This surgery causes severe postoperative pain and patients undergoing these operations are children or adolescents who are increased pain sensation compared with adults. Therefore, we aim to evaluate whether intraoperative paravertebral block (PVB) decreases postoperative pain in these patients. Thirty-two patients scheduled for mechanical correction due to scoliosis will be divided into PVB (n=16) and control (n=16) groups. Randomly selected patients of the PVB group are performed PVB with 0.2% ropivacaine on both sides. In contrast, PVB are not performed in the control group.

Details
Condition Scoliosis
Treatment paravertebral block
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04773509
SponsorYonsei University
Last Modified on30 July 2021

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Patients undergoing mechanical correction

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