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25G Dural Puncture Epidural for Pain Levels

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Led By Nadir Sharawi, MD
Research Sponsored by University of Arkansas
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
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Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 24 hours
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Study Summary

This trial will compare two types of epidural anesthetic to see which works better for pain relief during c-sections. It will also compare how often women need additional drugs for pain control.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~24 hours
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 24 hours for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Onset Time of Surgical Anesthesia
Secondary outcome measures
Number of Participants With Inadequate Neuraxial Analgesia or Anesthesia
Other outcome measures
Anesthesia Adverse Effects
Anesthesia Side Effects
Bromage Score (0 - 3 Scale)
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Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Dural Puncture EpiduralExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive a dural puncture epidural block with a 25 gauge spinal needle followed by a standard epidural infusion (0.0625% bupivacaine + 2mcg/ml fentanyl)
Group II: Standard EpiduralActive Control1 Intervention
Participants will have standard epidural infusion followed by a standard epidural infusion (0.0625% bupivacaine + 2mcg/ml fentanyl)
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
25G Dural Puncture Epidural

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ArkansasLead Sponsor
486 Previous Clinical Trials
150,073 Total Patients Enrolled
Nadir Sharawi, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Arkansas
1 Previous Clinical Trials
70 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the maximum quantity of people being admitted to this experiment?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov shows that this trial is still open for enrollment and began doing so on May 9th 2019 with last edits made on August 25th 2022. 140 patients are required from 1 medical centre."

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Are there any remaining openings for the participants of this experiment?

"Indeed, according to the data on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is actively seeking participants. The details of the study were initially posted on May 9th 2019 and have been updated as recently as August 25th 2022."

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~47 spots leftby Apr 2025