Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
15/07/2009
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

Miss Denise Gibson

ORCID ID

Contact details

Physiotherapy Dept
B Level
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0231124875

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is the use of invasive acupuncture useful in treating hyperventilation syndrome?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised single blind controlled crossover group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Hyperventilation syndrome

Intervention

24 subjects will be diagnosed with hyperventilation syndrome. They will then be randomised into 2 groups and given acupuncture and breathing exercises.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Hospital anxiety and depression scale
2. SF 36 Health questionnaire
3. Nigmegen questionnaire
4. MRC Dysnoea scale

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

02/05/2003

Overall trial end date

01/09/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Subjects diagnosed with hyperventilation syndrome and referred for physiotherapy by a respiratory physician

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

24

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

02/05/2003

Recruitment end date

01/09/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Physiotherapy Dept, B Level
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust (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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17309376

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Gibson D, Bruton A, Lewith GT, Mullee M, Effects of acupuncture as a treatment for hyperventilation syndrome: a pilot, randomized crossover trial., J Altern Complement Med, 13, 1, 39-46, doi: 10.1089/acm.2006.5283.

Additional files

Editorial Notes