Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
07/01/2003
Date assigned
07/01/2003
Last edited
14/09/2007
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 JA Livingstone

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Bristol Royal Infirmary
Marlborough Street
Bristol
BS2 9HW
United Kingdom
+44 (0)117 9282658

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

A0053

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Intervention

Intravenous regional (Biers) block to the affected arm using either:
1. 30 ml normal saline, or
2. 15 mg guanethidine in 30 ml 0.5% pritocaine

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

15 mg guanethidine in 30 ml 0.5% pritocaine

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1999

Overall trial end date

01/01/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Closed, unilateral fracture of the distal radius

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1999

Recruitment end date

01/01/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Bristol
BS2 9HW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) (UK)

Sponsor details

Copeman House
St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
United Kingdom
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info@arc.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.arc.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign (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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=12002497

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Livingstone JA, Atkins RM, Intravenous regional guanethidine blockade in the treatment of post-traumatic complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (algodystrophy) of the hand., J Bone Joint Surg Br, 2002, 84, 3, 380-386.

Additional files

Editorial Notes