Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
23/02/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr John Davies

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Surgery
Martin Wing
Great George Street
Leeds
LS1 3EX
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7880790910
mrjohn.davies@virgin.net

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436165476

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To investigate whether a modification of the current technique used to exchange central venous catheters results in less contamination.

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

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery

Intervention

Modified techniques vs standard

Added 23/02/2010: PI left and trial did not recruit any participants.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Outcome measures are bacterial contamination of central venous catheters exchanged by both standard and modified techniques

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/05/2005

Overall trial end date

01/08/2005

Reason abandoned

Lack of staff/facilities/resources

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

General Surgical in-patients in the LGI only

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

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

01/05/2005

Recruitment end date

01/08/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Surgery
Leeds
LS1 3EX
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

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

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (UK) NHS R&D Support Funding

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