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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Total Knee Replacement Surgery
and you are
between 18 and 80
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

This is a randomized study which will compare three femoral nerve catheter insertion techniques. Subjects will be randomized into one of thee groups, Group 1: ultrasound guided femoral nerve catheter using a stimulation needle and stimulating catheter, .Group 2: ultrasound guided femoral nerve catheter using a stimulation needle, but non-stimulating catheter, or Group 3: ultrasound guided femoral nerve block without stimulation.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: ultrasound guidance alone
  • Procedure: ultrasound guidance and needle stimulation
  • Procedure: ultrasound guidance and catheter stimulation
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00927368. The sponsor of the trial is The Cleveland Clinic and it is looking for 453 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Comparison Between Ultrasound Guided Femoral Nerve Block Versus Ultrasound Guided Femoral Nerve Block With the Use of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Patients Undergoing Total Knee Replacement.