Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
20/08/2015
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

Mrs S Hardwick

ORCID ID

Contact details

The James Cook University Hospital
Rheumatology Outpatients Department
Occupational Therapy
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
United Kingdom
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abc@email.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0227118721

Study information

Scientific title

Comparison of wrist splints and steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To test the null hypothesis that there is no difference between improvement in symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome following treatment with wrist splints or steroid injection.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised open crossover study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Nervous System Diseases: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)

Intervention

Wrist splints versus steroid injection in 80 patients with symptomatic carpal tunnel syndrome, stratified for primary and secondary aetiology.

Intervention type

Mixed

Phase

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Proportion of patients improved at 6 weeks.

Secondary outcome measures

Visual analogue scale for pain and tingling, grip strength test, adverse effects of treatment, recurrence or surgery within 12 months.

Overall trial start date

01/02/2002

Overall trial end date

28/02/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

80 patients in total - 40 with primary CTS and 40 with secondary CTS

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

80

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2002

Recruitment end date

28/02/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
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

South Tees 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