Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
12/12/2014
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

Mr Sanjeev Sarin

ORCID ID

Contact details

Surgery
Watford General Hospital
Vicarage Road
Watford
WD18 0HB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1923 244366
sanjeev.sarin@whht.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0143157279

Study information

Scientific title

Does applying limb compression before long saphenous vein stripping result in a better outcome than applying it after stripping?

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To find out whether applying limb compression before the long saphenous vein is stripped results in a better postoperative outcome than applying it at the end of the procedure.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Double-blinded block randomisation pilot study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Varicose vein

Intervention

Limb compression before the long saphenous vein is stripped compared to after.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Post-operative outcome.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

17/05/2004

Overall trial end date

01/04/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

25 patients requiring varicose vein surgery

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

25

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients requiring saphenopopliteal ligation as well

Recruitment start date

17/05/2004

Recruitment end date

01/04/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Watford General Hospital
Watford
WD18 0HB
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes