Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
18/01/2016
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

Mr Robert R Hutchins

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Surgery
Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel
London
E1 1BB
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0205169008

Study information

Scientific title

Randomised, prospective study of CUSA versus radio frequency ablation technique in liver resections

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine which of the two methods established for liver resection results in the least blood loss, lowest blood and blood product requirement, lowest morbidity rate and reduced organ failure score as well as systemic inflammatory reaction.

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Liver

Intervention

CUSA versus radio frequency ablation technique

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Blood loss and blood product requirements.

Secondary outcome measures

Morbidity, mortality and inflammatory reaction.

Overall trial start date

15/12/2004

Overall trial end date

14/06/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adult patients referred for liver resection.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Initially 80. 100 as of July 2009.

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Paediatric patients
2. Mentally unable to understand study
3. Unresectable disease
4. Refusal of consent

Recruitment start date

15/12/2004

Recruitment end date

14/06/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal London Hospital
London
E1 1BB
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

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

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Barts and The London NHS Trust (UK), NHS R&D Support Funding

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

18/01/2016: no publications found on PubMed.