Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
11/02/2008
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 RWD Bell

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Ophthalmology
Sunderland Eye Infirmary
Queen Alexandra Road
Sunderland
Sunderland
SR2 9HP
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0065149380

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To evaluate the pain patients experience during cataract surgery with three different types of local anaesthesia, using two types of pain questionnaires (McGill pain questionnaire and visual analoque scale).

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

Surgery: Cataract

Intervention

A randomised, controlled trial comparing three types of anaesthesia: peribulbar, sub-tenon and topical.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Quality of pain control through cataract surgery with different types of anaesthetic. Assessment of pain the patients have with anaesthetic administration.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2004

Overall trial end date

01/10/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

100 patients in each arm - 300

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/2004

Recruitment end date

01/10/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Ophthalmology
Sunderland
SR2 9HP
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

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust R&D Department

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding

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

2005 publication in Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 Sep;89(9):1228 entitled "Patient satisfaction with anaesthesia comparing sub-Tenon's block and topical anaesthesia" but no abstract available on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16113395

Publication citations

  1. Adams WE, Bell RW, Patient satisfaction with anaesthesia comparing sub-Tenon's block and topical anaesthesia., Br J Ophthalmol, 2005, 89, 9, 1228, doi: 10.1136/bjo.2005.075895.

Additional files

Editorial Notes