Clinical Trial

Analgesic During Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair

Study Description

Adjuncts for Adductor Block: Dexamethasone,Dexmedetomidine, or Combination to Reduce Pain

The aim of this multi-centered study is to evaluate the effects of two distinct Adductor Canal Block (ACB) adjuncts, dexamethasone and dexmedetomidine, and their combination, on postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

Pharmaceutical medication involved Pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only Recruiting patients only

Drug - Dexamethasone 4mg

To guarantee rapid onset as well as effective postoperative analgesia, a 20 mL volume of local anesthetic has been selected for performing the ACB. The block solution will be a 20 ml volume for all groups, prepared by mixing 18 ml of ropivacaine 0.5% mixed with an additional 2 ml prepared according to the randomization.

Drug - Dexmedetomidine

To guarantee rapid onset as well as effective postoperative analgesia, a 20 mL volume of local anesthetic has been selected for performing the ACB. The block solution will be a 20 ml volume for all groups, prepared by mixing 18 ml of ropivacaine 0.5% mixed with an additional 2 ml prepared according to the randomization.

Saline

Control/Placebo intervention

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Adjuncts for Adductor Block: Dexamethasone,Dexmedetomidine, or Combination to Reduce Pain. A Randomized Controlled Comparison of the Analgesic Effects Following ACL Repair

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03643822

ParticipAid ID

dwpmMe