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Hand or wrist surgery often requires the use of bony material in order to accomplish any associated reconstructive aspects required for the surgery. The iliac crest is often used as the source of bone for such surgery and harvesting from this site is performed simultaneously with the hand/wrist surgery. In terms of anesthesia, patients typically receive a supraclavicular nerve block for the hand/wrist surgery, and a general anesthestic for the bone graft, though spinal block may also be performed. This study will look at the use of a transversalis fascia plane (TFP) nerve block (ie, to numb the nerves going to the iliac crest) in combination with a general anesthetic to see if post-operative pain and opioid consumption is reduced using the TFP block.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Upper Limb Surgery
Active treatment, Placebo Arm
Toronto Western Hospital
Not yet recruiting
University Health Network, Toronto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:01:10-0400
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The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.
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