Patient Satisfaction in Mohs Micrographic Surgery with Supplemental Lidocaine Jelly


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 17-011142
    NCT ID: NCT03595449
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-011142

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess how using lidocaine jelly in Mohs surgery impacts 1) the overall quantity of lidocaine/epinephrine injectable needed to maintain anesthesia, and 2) patients’ pain/anxiety associated with anesthesia injections.   

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing Mohs surgery anywhere on the nose.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing multiple Mohs surgeries in different anatomic locations on the same day (nose and ear, etc.).
  • Patients who are unable to consent to the study or who are unable to complete the questionnaire.
  • Patients with allergy to lidocaine.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shari Ochoa, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Samantha Sagaser


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