Condition category
Neonatal Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
09/10/2014
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

Dr Anthony WR Kelsall

ORCID ID

Contact details

Box No 226
Neonatal Unit
Rosie Maternity Hospital
Robinson Way
Cambridge
CB2 2QQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 217675
wilf.kelsall@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0544129358

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To see whether a lumbar puncture performed with knowledge of spinal canal depth taken from a previously constructed normogram will result in a reduced incidence of failed or bloodstained taps when compared with an LP performed conventionally.

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

Diagnostic

Patient information sheet

Condition

Neonatal Diseases: Lumbar puncture

Intervention

1. Lumbar puncture performed in standard way
2. Lumbar puncture performed with prior knowledge of spinal canal depth

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

18/07/2003

Overall trial end date

17/07/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Neonate

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

18/07/2003

Recruitment end date

17/07/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Box No 226
Cambridge
CB2 2QQ
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

Cambridge Consortium - Addenbrookes (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

2009 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19544246

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Murray MJ, Arthurs OJ, Hills MH, Kelsall W, A randomized study to validate a midspinal canal depth nomogram in neonates., Am J Perinatol, 2009, 26, 10, 733-738, doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1223286.

Additional files

Editorial Notes