Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
13/10/2014
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 Andrew Shennan

ORCID ID

Contact details

UMDS
Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Fetal Health
6th Floor
North Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
London
SE1 7EH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)2079289292
andrew.shennan@kcl.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

MCH 02-31

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Using a randomised controlled design we propose to investigate
1. Whether an epidural technique which provides minimal motor block is associated with differences in the more traditional technique and
2. Whether there are any variations in these respects between two different types of minimal motor block epidural techniques.

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

Pregnancy and childbirth: Pregnancy

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

To evaluate the implications for midwifery practice of the new techniques in comparison with non-mobile epidurals.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/1997

Overall trial end date

01/08/1998

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/1997

Recruitment end date

01/08/1998

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

UMDS
London
SE1 7EH
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Mother and Child Health National Research and Development Programme (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

1. 2002 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12459686

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Wilson MJ, Cooper G, MacArthur C, Shennan A, , Randomized controlled trial comparing traditional with two "mobile" epidural techniques: anesthetic and analgesic efficacy., Anesthesiology, 2002, 97, 6, 1567-1575.

Additional files

Editorial Notes