Erector Spinae Plane (ESP) Block for Renal Colic

  • End date
    Jul 1, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Stony Brook University
Updated on 15 June 2022
local anesthesia
Accepts healthy volunteers


Comparing standard of care to erector spinae plane block for acute renal colic pain.


Will compare at times 0, 10 minute, 20 minute, 40 minute and 60 minutes after local nerve block given.

Condition Renal Colic
Treatment Ropivacaine injection, Standard of care medications
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05323175
SponsorStony Brook University
Last Modified on15 June 2022


Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

to 65 years old
ASA Level I and II
flank pain concerning for renal colic in ED

Exclusion Criteria

pregnant women
subjects unable to appreciate ESP block landmarks under ultrasound
skin infection over needle site insertion
Allergy to local anesthesia (lidocaine/Ropivacaine)
bleeding disorders
serious cardiac, lung, liver or kidney dysfunction
history of spine surgery
history of spinal infection
history of epidural injection within 6 months
acute exacerbation of serious mental disease
unable to consent
unable to communicate pain level
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