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Charleston, South Carolina 29425


The goal of this retrospective chart review is to evaluate if the implementation of lumbar plexus block placement for postoperative pain have improved conditions in the postoperative period for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty when compared to the placement of epidurals for postoperative pain management.

Study summary:

Primary outcome: 48 hour opiate consumption in patients following THA. ' Secondary outcome: Time to first ambulation, assistance needed with ambulation, opiate and regional related side effects, time to discharge orders.


Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years and older - Diagnosis of: 1. Primary THA, (identified by CPT code 27130) 2. Either a) Epidural (CPT code 62319) or b) Lumbar plexus peripheral nerve block (CPT 62311 or 64449) - Perioperative multimodal medication - Hospitalized from July 1, 2012 to December 17, 2014. Exclusion Criteria: - THA Revision - ICU admission postoperatively - History of dementia



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Sylvia Wilson, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

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Location Contact:

Charleston, South Carolina 29425
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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