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Clinical Trial

The Impact of Interscalene Block on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Study Description

The Impact of Interscalene Block on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This study is a randomized controlled trial to evaluating the impact of interscalene block on worsening of obstructive sleep apnea in patients undergoing ambulatory shoulder surgery.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only Recruiting patients only

Procedure - Interscalene Block

15 mL ropivacaine 0.5% will be injected in 5 mL aliquots in order to achieve spread adjacent to C5 and C6 nerve roots.

Procedure - Placebo Block

0.5 ml of 1% lidocaine will be administered subcutaneously as a placebo injection.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Evaluating the Impact of Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block on Apnea-Hypopnea Index in Patients With Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery. A Two-arm, Parallel, Double Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03718858

ParticipAid ID

erkY6a