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Quadratus Lumborum Block for Total Hip Arthroplasty

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Brief Summary

The quadratus lumborum (QL) block is a fascial plane block that has been described to provide analgesia from T7-L3 dermatomes. The investigators aim to evaluate the efficacy of QL blocks in patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA).

Primary Purpose
Prevention
Study Type
Interventional
Phase
Early Phase 1

Eligibility

Gender
All
Healthy Volunteers
No
Minimum Age
18 Years
Maximum Age
N/A

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult subjects undergoing elective primary total hip arthroplasty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients age < 18,
  • documented allergy to local anesthetic
  • presence of peripheral neuropathy
  • patients with current long term opioid use defined as receiving an opioid on most days in a 90 day period
  • patients with a contraindication to spinal and regional anesthesia such as coagulopathy or infection at the site of the regional technique.

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Study Stats
Protocol No.
21-001850
Category
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Location
  • UCLA Santa Monica
For Providers
NCT No.
NCT05247255
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