Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
29/04/2005
Date assigned
17/06/2005
Last edited
11/07/2013
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Lee Shepstone

ORCID ID

Contact details

School of Medicine
Health
Policy & Practice
University of East Anglia
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1603 592100
L.Shepstone@uea.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

16039

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

SCOOP - SCreening for Osteoporosis in Older Persons

Study hypothesis

Screening for women aged 70-85 at high risk of osteoporotic fracture with appropriate treatment will reduce the incidence fractures

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Screening

Patient information sheet

Condition

Prevention of osteoporotic/fragility fractures

Intervention

Intervention is screening for high risk of fracture based upon self-reported risk factors and BMD measurements in some subjects. Those deemed to be at high risk will be recommended to their GP for appropriate treatment.
Those in the control group will receive lifestyle advice only.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

All fractures (excluding those of hands, feet, nose and skull), ascertained by self report and separately by interrogation of hospital accident and emergency (A&E), radiology and admissions systems in hospitals serving the identified populations.

Secondary outcome measures

Quality of Life, Mortality

Overall trial start date

01/01/2005

Overall trial end date

31/12/2010

Reason abandoned

http://www.arc.org.uk/research/GrantDetail.asp?ID=18025

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Female, aged 70-85, resident in the study areas

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

800

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Already on treatment for osteoporosis (other than Vitamin D and Calcium)
2. Unable to provide informed consent

Recruitment start date

01/01/2005

Recruitment end date

31/12/2010

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

School of Medicine, Health, Policy & Practice
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

University of East Anglia (UK)

Sponsor details

Watton Road
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign 16039 (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2012 protocol in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22314936

Publication citations

  1. Protocol

    Shepstone L, Fordham R, Lenaghan E, Harvey I, Cooper C, Gittoes N, Heawood A, Peters T, O'Neill T, Torgerson D, Holland R, Howe A, Marshall T, Kanis J, McCloskey E, A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening older women for the prevention of fractures: rationale, design and methods for the SCOOP study., Osteoporos Int, 2012, 23, 10, 2507-2515, doi: 10.1007/s00198-011-1876-7.

Additional files

Editorial Notes