Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
09/07/2009
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

Dr Susan Mallett

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Anaesthesia
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
Pond Street
Hampstead
London
NW3 2QG
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0256171924

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is the under-patient warming-mattress as, more or less effective than the forced hot air blower in preventing hypothermia in patients having major abdominal surgery?

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

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Pancreatectomy

Intervention

Patients will be randomly allocated to mattress or forced air warming. Temperatures will be monitored before, during and after the operation. The results will be compared and analysed.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

To establish whether body temperature is maintained to the same extent with the Inditherm® mattress as with the forced hot air blower.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2005

Overall trial end date

05/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Lack of staff/facilities/resources

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

60 patients scheduled for pancreatectomy or liver resection

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients do no consent.

Recruitment start date

01/01/2005

Recruitment end date

05/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Anaesthesia
London
NW3 2QG
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

The Royal Free Hampstead 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