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Caudal vs Local Anesthesia in Hypospadias

Principle Investigator: Dr. Luis Braga

Funded By: Canadian Urological Association Foundation, Dragons Den Competition Educational Astellas Pharma Grant

Current Enrollment Number: 74

Study Status: Ongoing

Study Summary

The primary objective of the ​CLASH ​randomized controlled trial is to assess whether the use of caudal block when compared to dorsal penile block is associated with a higher rate of complications post hypospadias repair. This study aims to recruit ​80 patients between the ages of 6-48 months who undergo hypospadias repair. The ​CLASH study is being carried out at McMaster Children's Hospital.


Contact Us

For more information on the ​CLASH study, please contact the ​CLASH Research Coordinator:

Melissa McGrath, BASc. (Hons)
phone:905-521-2100 x. 73654

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