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The purpose of this study is to determine whether co-application of a functional microarray of needles (FMA) speeds the rate at which topical anesthesia is provided. A secondary goal is to determine whether the depth of anesthesia is enhanced.
The study's primary goal is to determine whether co-application of a functional microarray of needles (FMA) speeds the rate at which topical anesthesia is provided by lidocaine gel 4% (LG4). A secondary goal is to determine whether the depth of anesthesia is enhanced.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
4% lidocaine gel application with sham microneedle device, Microneedle-facilitated lidocaine application
University of Oklahoma Schusterman Clinic
Not yet recruiting
University of Oklahoma
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:50-0400
This study evaluates the role of microneedle pretreatment in the speed at which anesthesia develops after application of topical 4% lidocaine.
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Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation in all or part of the body. It may result from damage to nerves or can be induced by an anesthetist (a medical professional) using anesthetics such as thiopental or propofol or sevoflurane during a surgical ...
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