Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
01/07/2001
Date assigned
01/07/2001
Last edited
03/03/2015
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

- - -

ORCID ID

Contact details

UKCCCR Register Co-ordinator
MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

SC 9606

Study information

Scientific title

Central venous catheter use in paediatric oncology patients in the UK: mechanical problems

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Added 07/08/2009:
The aim of this trial is to determine the optimum technique for ensuring central venous catheters are not subject to mechanical failure (eg. falling out).

As of 07/08/2009 this record was extensively updated. All updates can be found under the relevant field with the above update date.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Multicentre 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

Miscellaneous paediatric cancer

Intervention

1. Group A: Skin only exit site suture on central venous catheter
2. Group B: Skin and line exit site suture on central venous catheter
Mechanical problems include dislodgment and migration documented in the post operative period.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Added 07/08/09:
1. Mechanical failure rate.
2. Correlation with exit suture type and whether additional procedures (eg. bone marrow, lumbar puncture) are undertaken at the same anaesthetic as the central venous line insertion.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

15/12/1996

Overall trial end date

31/12/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patient under the care of a UKCCSG centre
2. Patients must have cancer

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients without cancer who require a central venous catheter for treatment of immunodeficiency, chronic antibiotic administration, dialysis or total parenteral nutrition are excluded.

Recruitment start date

15/12/1996

Recruitment end date

31/12/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) (UK)

Sponsor details

PO Box 123
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3PX
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 317 5186
kate.law@cancer.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.cancer.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) (UK)

Alternative name(s)

CRUK

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

other non-profit

Location

United Kingdom

Funder name

United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group (UKCCSG)

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