Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
17/04/2015
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 M Divekar

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Treliske
Truro
TR1 3LJ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1872 253960
abc@email.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0202133839

Study information

Scientific title

Comparison of blood loss following the use of chlorhexidine acetate to saline for lavage during primary total knee replacement

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is there an increase (statistically significant) in blood loss following use of chlorhexidine acetate to lavage the knee in total knee replacement?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Double-blind randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Knee arthroplasty

Intervention

130 volunteers will have saline or chlorhexidine acetate used to lavage and blood loss estimated at 48 hours.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Chlorhexidine acetate

Primary outcome measures

Excess of 50 ml blood loss in chlorhexidine acetate group will be considered significant.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/07/2003

Overall trial end date

31/03/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

130 patients

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

130

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/07/2003

Recruitment end date

31/03/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Truro
TR1 3LJ
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

Royal Cornwall 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