Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
01/11/2011
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 Eunice Tan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Dermatology
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Colney Lane
Norwich
NR4 7UY
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0547127254

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Do creams or ointments applied before irradiation of the skin with narrow band UVB impair or improve the transmission of ultraviolet radiation to the skin?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised, double-blind, negatively-controlled study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Not Applicable: Phototherapy

Intervention

Creams or ointments applied before irradiation vs standard practice

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Determination of MED in each subject for each topical agent at 24 hours after narrow band UVB exposure.

Secondary outcome measures

Adverse events: pain, blistering, hyperpigmentary changes.

Overall trial start date

03/03/2003

Overall trial end date

31/05/2006

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

20 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

03/03/2003

Recruitment end date

31/05/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Dermatology
Norwich
NR4 7UY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

East Norfolk and Waveney Research Consortium - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital/Norwich PCT (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

2011 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20969563

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Skellett A, Swift L, Tan E, Garioch J, A randomized, double-blind, negatively controlled pilot study to determine whether the use of emollients or calcipotriol alters the sensitivity of the skin to ultraviolet radiation during phototherapy with narrowband ultraviolet B., Br. J. Dermatol., 2011, 164, 2, 402-406, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.10103.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes