High Ankle Block Versus Regional Block for Acute Pain Control After Ankle Surgery


  • 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
    • Jacksonville, Florida: 18-002398
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 18-002398

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess high ankle block versus regional block for acute pain control after ankle surgery.

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.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing ankle surgery
  • Age 18 and older who agree to enroll 

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Neurologic disorders such as peripheral neuropathy, complex regional pain syndrome, neurologic surgery, narcotic dependency, and anyone unable to receive an ankle block.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Glenn Shi, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Glenn Shi M.D.



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