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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Traumatic Rib Fracture
and you are
between 18 and 100
years old
Phase
-
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The purpose

The primary objective of this study is to investigate whether continuous PVB is equal in efficacy to epidural anesthesia in terms of analgesia in patients with INR lower than 1.2, or is continuous ICNB equal in efficacy to PCA in terms of analgesia, if patients have INRs equal to or greater than 1.2.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Paravertebral Block
  • Procedure: Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Procedure: Epidural Block
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01599403. The sponsor of the trial is Brigham and Women's Hospital and it is looking for 50 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Comparative Effectiveness of Continuous Thoracic Paravertebral Blocks Versus Thoracic Epidural and Continuous Intercostal Blocks Versus Patient-Controlled Anesthesia in Traumatic Rib Fracture Patients