Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
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

Dr M Nicholls

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthetics
Department of Anaesthetics
The Middlesex Hospital
Mortimer Street
London
W1N 8AA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0263115157

Study information

Scientific title

A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of the efficacy of amitryptiline in post-thoracotomy chronic pain

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is amitriptyline useful as prophylaxis against post-thoracotomy pain?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain

Intervention

1. Amitriptyline
2. Placebo

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Drug names

Amitriptyline

Primary outcome measures

1. Numerical verbal pain score
2. Patient pain index
3. Short McGill questionnaire

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

24/07/2002

Overall trial end date

01/10/2005

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

60 patients from the Anaesthetics Department

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

24/07/2002

Recruitment end date

01/10/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The Middlesex Hospital
London
W1N 8AA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

University College London Hospitals 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