Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
14/03/2014
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 D Clark

ORCID ID

Contact details

Trauma
Selly Oak Hospital
Birmingham
B29 6JD
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0265041838

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Our hypothesis is that by using intraoperative swabs soaked in an adrenaline solution we will decrease surgical blood loss and hence decrease the need for postoperative and intraoperative blood transfusion.

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Hip fracture

Intervention

Randomly allocated to two groups (32 patients per group):
Group A: Wound site infiltrated with 10mls 0.5% marcain with adrenaline.
Group B: All swabs used intraoperatively soaked in a solution made up of 5 mg of adrenaline in 1 litre N/Saline.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Adrenaline

Primary outcome measures

Measured reduction in postoperative and interoperative blood loss.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2004

Overall trial end date

01/01/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with fracture of the proximal femur requiring Dynamic Hip Screw fixation.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

64

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2004

Recruitment end date

01/01/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Trauma
Birmingham
B29 6JD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

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

Government

Funder name

University Hospital Birmingham 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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes