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Tetracaine Combined Spinal Epidural (CSE) Versus Bupivacaine CSE

2014-08-27 03:18:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators hypothesis is that spinal tetracaine with fentanyl and epinephrine used for CSE labor analgesia volume will last a significantly longer period of time that that of spinal bupivacaine with fentanyl. After informed consent is obtained for the study, subjects meeting criteria when analgesia is requested will be randomized to receive a combined spinal-epidural containing either tetracaine 2 mg with fentanyl and epinephrine or bupivacaine 2 mg with fentanyl and epinephrine.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Labor Pain

Intervention

Tetracaine, Bupivacaine

Location

Forsyth Medical Center-Sara Lee Center for Women's Health - OB Anesthesia dept
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
United States
27103

Status

Recruiting

Source

Wake Forest University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:16-0400

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