Efficacy and Safety of Ultrasound-Guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block during Angioplasty of Dysfunctional Arteriovenous Access: A Prospective, Randomized Single-Center Clinical Trial

Publication date: Available online 26 December 2019Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Subin Heo, Je Hwan Won, Jinoo Kim, Jong Yeop Kim, Han Bum JoeAbstractPurposeTo evaluate the efficacy and safety of the ultrasound-guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block (BPB) during angioplasty of dysfunctional arteriovenous access.Materials and MethodsEighty study participants with dysfunctional arteriovenous access were enrolled in this prospective, randomized clinical trial between November 2016 and February 2018. Eighty patients were randomized to either the ultrasound-guided supraclavicular BPB group (mean age ± standard deviation [SD], 65.1 ± 12.4; male:female = 17:23) or the no regional anesthesia group (mean age ± SD, 64.0 ± 11.7; male:female = 25:15). Pain was assessed on the 10-point Visual Analogue Scale. Participant satisfaction was examined. Six-month clinical follow-up was done to evaluate arteriovenous access patency and long-term complications.ResultsThe BPB group showed a lower average pain score than the control group (mean ± SD, 0.9 ± 1.9 vs 6.4 ± 2.5; P
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