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Effect of Anesthetic Technique on Pain、 Recovery and Satisfaction in Women Undergoing Breast Surgery

Phase 4
18 Years
70 Years
Not Enrolling
Postoperative Pain, Quality of Recovery, Satisfaction

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Trial Information

Effect of Anesthetic Technique on Pain、 Recovery and Satisfaction in Women Undergoing Breast Surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient has a physical status between ASA I and III

- Female

- 18 - 70 years of age

- Patients able to read a newspaper in Chinese.

- Elective unilateral wide excision/simple mastectomy and SLNB/ALND

- Patient has signed an informed consent

- Without contraindication of GA or PVB

- Body mass index (BMI) less than 24 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:


- inability to provide informed consent

- Bleeding disorders

- Contraindications to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

- Allergy to amide-type local anesthetics or NSAIDs

- Infection at the thoracic paravertebral injection site

- Pregnancy or breast-feeding

- Severe spine or chest wall deformity

- body mass index equal to or more than 24 kg/m2

- patients with major psychosis or drug and alcohol abuse

- patients with a history of significant neurological, psychiatric, neuromuscular,
cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal or hepatic disease

- Patients with significant visual impairment or other physical disability that
precludes complete cooperation

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

quality of recovery

Outcome Time Frame:

postoperative 6 hour and postoperative day(POD)1

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Nai Liang Li

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Sun Yat-sen University


Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

January 2012

Completion Date:

January 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Postoperative Pain
  • Quality of Recovery
  • Satisfaction
  • Pain, Postoperative