Frost Technique H versus Technique V in Anesthetic Block of the First Toe: A Comparative Study [post]

Sergi Sanchez, Enric Giralt
2020 unpublished
BlackgroundThis study aims to compare 2 methods of anesthetic block in the first toe in patients with onychocryptosis.MethodsA total of 70 ingrown toenails of the first toe in 59 patients underwent a digital anesthetic block using the V technique, while 70 ingrown toenails of the first toe in 57 patients underwent a digital anesthetic block using the H technique. As study variables, the effectiveness of the anesthetic block of the first toe was evaluated at 10 and 20 minutes after each of the
more » ... after each of the techniques.ResultsAn anesthetic block efficacy of 58.6% was observed at 10 minutes and 85.7% at 20 minutes in group V technique, while technique H observed efficacy at 10 minutes. 51.4% and 72.9% and at 20 minutes.ConclusionsTechnique V appears to be superior to technique H by 7.2% at 10 minutes and 12.8% at 20 minutes after anesthetic block.Trial registrationsEthical approval was obtained from the ethical committee of the University of Barcelona with the registration number IRB00003099 and the Ethical Committee for Research with Medicines from the Hospital Clínico de Barcelona with the number HCB / 2019/0051. All patients signed informed consents.
doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-61786/v1 fatcat:zw5yio32gbeudlj24zzzlqhsiu