Comparison of Serratus Plane Block With Parenteral Opioid Analgesia Versus Patient Controlled Analgesia Alone in Acute Rib fracturEs

Status: Recruiting
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Intervention Type: Procedure, Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

In this multicentre randomised controlled trial, adult patients with isolated chest trauma and two or more unilateral rib fractures will be randomised to either serratus plane block and patient controlled analgesia or patient controlled analgesia alone. Our primary outcome is the static visual analogue scale score at one hour.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: No
View:

• 18 years of age or older

• Isolated chest trauma

• Two or more unilateral rib fractures

Locations
Other Locations
United Kingdom
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Recruiting
London
Contact Information
Primary
Robert J Pilling, MB ChB FRCA
Robert.Pilling@chelwest.nhs.uk
02033158000
Backup
Damon Foster
damon.foster1@nhs.net
02033156825
Time Frame
Start Date: May 28, 2021
Estimated Completion Date: June 10, 2022
Participants
Target number of participants: 58
Treatments
Experimental: Serratus plane block and patient controlled analgesia
Initial local anaesthetic bolus of 0.4 ml/kg of 0.25% levobupivacaine. Subsequent continuous local anaesthetic infusion of 0.125% levobupivacaine~Patient controlled analgesia programmed with morphine to deliver on demand boluses of 1 mg and limited by a lockout time of 5 minutes
Active Comparator: Patient controlled analgesia only
Patient controlled analgesia programmed with morphine to deliver on demand boluses of 1 mg and limited by a lockout time of 5 minutes
Authors
Robert Pilling
Sponsors
Collaborators: St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Leads: Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust

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