Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
28/11/2014
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 T C Teo

ORCID ID

Contact details

The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust
Holtye Road
East Grinstead
RH19 3DZ
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0190085892

Study information

Scientific title

Buried absorbable sutures are an acceptable alternative to removed non-absorbable sutures for closure of wounds of the face

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Are buried absorbable sutures an acceptable alternative to non-absorbable sutures in closure of facial wounds?

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

Condition

Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning: Facial wounds

Intervention

Absorbable sutures vs non-absorbable sutures

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Assessment of end results of scarring using the Vancouver system for measuring height, width & thickness of scar
2. Pain, irritation & redness and patient satisfaction

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2000

Overall trial end date

01/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Any facial lesion in an adult for direct single layer closure under local anaesthetic as an out-patient

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2000

Recruitment end date

01/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust
East Grinstead
RH19 3DZ
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

Government

Funder name

Queen Victoria Hospital 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