• End date
    Aug 22, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Gangnam Severance Hospital
Updated on 1 May 2022


It is important to decrease the postoperative pain in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy. We will compare the Transversus abdominis plane block with the Transversus abdominis plane block plus intramuscular electrical stimulation in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy.

Condition Cytoreductive Surgery
Treatment TAP, IVPCA, IMS
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04981639
SponsorGangnam Severance Hospital
Last Modified on1 May 2022


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Patients who are able to do daily activity and walk independently

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Patients with history of preoperative abdominal surgery
Patients who are unable to walk independently due to musculoskeletal disorder
Patients who are allergic to local anesthetics
Patients with chronic pain
Patients with pacemaker
Patients with endotracheal tube postoperatively
Patients with history of substance abuse
Patients who are unable to communicate due to mental disorder
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