New York, New York 10032

  • Foley Catheter Related Discomfort

Purpose:

The indwelling urethral foley is a major source of discomfort following radical prostatectomy. Our hypothesis is that dorsal penile nerve block with bupivacaine may decrease immediate post-operative foley discomfort.


Study summary:

Patients undergoing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) will be randomized in a doubleblind placebo controlled manner to undergo penile ring block injection at the time of skin incision closure or saline. A questionnaire using visual analog scale as well as newly developed discomfort scores will be administered at various time points postoperatively during hospital stay and once daily until catheter removal.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - age 40 years and above, - diagnosis of prostate cancer, - electing to undergo robot-assisted radical prostatectomy Exclusion Criteria: - allergy to bupivacaine or amide-type local anesthetics, - chronic pain condition, - recently or currently on narcotics, - genital abnormalities


NCT ID:

NCT01565512


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Ketan K. Badani, M.D.
Columbia University

Chris O. Wambi, M.D.
Phone: (212)305-9722
Email: cow2101@columbia.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: wtb2106@gmail.com
William T. Berg, M.D.
Phone: (212)305-6667


Location Contact:

New York, New York 10032
United States

Chris O. Wambi, M.D.
Phone: 212-305-9722
Email: cow2101@columbia.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 08, 2022

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