Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
18/02/2010
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

Prof David J Leaper

ORCID ID

Contact details

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
Professorial Unit of Surgery
North Tees General Hospital
Stockton-on-Tees
TS19 8PE
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1642 624162
david.leaper@nth.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0159121895

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does patient warming reduce perioperative and post-operative complications?

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

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Perioperative and post-operative complications

Intervention

Warming matress switched on or off.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Post-operative complications including pressure ulcers, infection, length of hospital stay, time to mobilisation.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2002

Overall trial end date

31/08/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients (n=320) undergoing major elective surgery (general, gynaecological, orthopaedic).

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

320

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/2002

Recruitment end date

31/08/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
Stockton-on-Tees
TS19 8PE
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

North Tees and Hartlepool 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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17380549

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Wong PF, Kumar S, Bohra A, Whetter D, Leaper DJ, Randomized clinical trial of perioperative systemic warming in major elective abdominal surgery., Br J Surg, 2007, 94, 4, 421-426, doi: 10.1002/bjs.5631.

Additional files

Editorial Notes