Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
05/04/2012
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 Fiona Duncan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Blackpool
Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust
Blackpool
FY3 8NR
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1253 300000

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0301111200

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

A comparison of two epidural infusion doses for post-operative pain relief and to explore the experience of patients who have undergone epidural pain management.

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

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Post operative pain

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial and telephone interviews for patient centered phase

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain relief response to therapy

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

31/05/2002

Overall trial end date

30/05/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

86 patients undergoing major abdominal surgery nursed with epidural for postoperative pain relief, randomised to two groups

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

86

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

31/05/2002

Recruitment end date

30/05/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust
Blackpool
FY3 8NR
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Blackpool Fylde & Wyre 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

1. Duncan F., Haigh C., Cupitt J., Vernon P., Marshall J., Nield A. 2005. "A prospective randomized pragmatic double-blinded 0.125% and 0.0625% bupivicaine for the management of pain after operation in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery" Acute Pain, vol.7, No.2, pp.85-93 issn: 1366-0071 doi: 10.1016/j.acpain.2005.05.004

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes