Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
04/08/2005
Date assigned
07/10/2005
Last edited
02/11/2016
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

Dr Paul Norman

ORCID ID

Contact details

School of Surgery and Pathology
University of Western Australia
Fremantle Hospital
PO Box 480
Fremantle
6160
Australia
+61 (0)894313333
pnorman@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Western Australian randomised controlled trial of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in men aged 65-83 years reduces mortality from AAA

Ethics approval

The Committee for Human Rights at the University of Western Australia

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Screening

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use contact details to request a participant information sheet

Condition

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Intervention

Screening by ultrasound scanning versus no screening

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysm

Secondary outcome measures

1. All-cause mortality
2. Procedures for abdominal aortic aneurysm
3. Cost
4. Quality of life
5. Expansion rate of small abdominal aortic aneurysms

Overall trial start date

01/04/1996

Overall trial end date

01/04/2016

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Men aged 65-83 years, resident in the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Male

Target number of participants

41,000

Participant exclusion criteria

None

Recruitment start date

01/04/1996

Recruitment end date

01/04/2016

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Australia

Trial participating centre

University of Western Australia
Fremantle
6160
Australia

Sponsor information

Organisation

Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Sponsor details

GPO Box 9848
Canberra
2601
Australia
+61 (0)26289 1555
research@nhmrc.gov.au

Sponsor type

Research council

Website

http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/index.htm

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

National Health and Medical Research Council (Project Grant 964145)

Alternative name(s)

NHMRC

Funding Body Type

government organisation

Funding Body Subtype

Federal/National Government

Location

Australia

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

2004 results in: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15545293
2016 long-term results in: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27802493

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Norman PE, Jamrozik K, Lawrence-Brown MM, Le MT, Spencer CA, Tuohy RJ, Parsons RW, Dickinson JA, Population based randomised controlled trial on impact of screening on mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysm., BMJ, 2004, 329, 7477, 1259, doi: 10.1136/bmj.38272.478438.55.

Additional files

Editorial Notes

02/11/2016: Publication reference added.