Effectiveness of an Injection of a Local Anesthetic (Ropivacaine) for Pain Control Following Removal of the Eye in Dogs
|Title||Effectiveness of an Injection of a Local Anesthetic (Ropivacaine) for Pain Control Following Removal of the Eye in Dogs|
|Contact Person||Comparative Ophthalmology Service
|Inclusion Criteria and General Background Information||Any dog with an ocular condition for which removal of the eye is indicated may be eligible.
The purpose of this study is to assess the additive pain-relieving effect of a local anesthetic, ropivacaine, in dogs undergoing removal of the eye.
|Exclusion Criteria||Your pet will not be eligible for this study if:
|Owner Commitments||All dogs in the study will need to stay the night before and the night after surgery.|
|Financial Incentives||Discounts of $140 on hospitalization fees and $200 on the total bill are provided for study participants. The investigative drugs are paid for by the study.|