Ropivacaine versus Placebo

Efficacy of Continuous Infusion Ropivacaine Interscalene Blocks versus Placebo for Pain Control After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair.

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 13.121.08

    Protocol Abbrev: Ropivacaine

    Principal Investigator: Randy S. Schwartzberg, MD

    Sub Investigators: Burkhart, Bradd MD; Reuss, Bryan MD

    Phase: Device: Non-significant Risk

    Age Group: Adult

    Secondary Protocol No: Ropivacaine Block

    Treatment: Medication

    Applicable Disease Sites: Shoulder

    Therapies Involved: Ropivacaine Interscalene Blocks versus Saline ID: NCT02462382

  • Objective

    To evaluate the effect of post-operative interscalene continuous infusion ropivacaine catheters on shoulder pain.

  • Key Eligibility

    Patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tear that has been deemed reparable by MRI.