Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
15/11/2005
Date assigned
10/01/2006
Last edited
29/10/2013
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 Lars Rasmussen

ORCID ID

Contact details

Eskadronsvej 4 A
Naestved
4700
Denmark
+45 40824418
lhr@varix.dk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

1

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

laserstripping

Study hypothesis

To compare endovenous laser ablation of the greater saphenous vein with stripping

Ethics approval

Videnskabsetisk komité Hillerød, Denmark

Study design

Randomized, controlled

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Varicose veins

Intervention

Stripping or endovenous laserablation

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Closure or removal of vein

Secondary outcome measures

Complications

Overall trial start date

01/12/2005

Overall trial end date

01/12/2010

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Varicose veins, greater saphenous vein insufficiency

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

240

Participant exclusion criteria

Short saphenous vein insufficiency

Recruitment start date

01/12/2005

Recruitment end date

01/12/2010

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Denmark

Trial participating centre

Eskadronsvej 4 A
Naestved
4700
Denmark

Sponsor information

Organisation

Public Danish Health Insurance, Amtsrådsforeningen (Denmark)

Sponsor details

Dampfærgevej 22
København Ø
2100
Denmark
+45 35 29 8100
arf@arf.dk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.arf.dk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Danish national health insurance

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

2013 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23768792

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Rasmussen L, Lawaetz M, Bjoern L, Blemings A, Eklof B, Randomized clinical trial comparing endovenous laser ablation and stripping of the great saphenous vein with clinical and duplex outcome after 5 years., J. Vasc. Surg., 2013, 58, 2, 421-426, doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.12.048.

Additional files

Editorial Notes