Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
14/10/2014
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

Ms Julie Edwards

ORCID ID

Contact details

Medical Imaging Dept
Barnsley District Hospital NHS Trust
Gawber Rd
Barnsley
S75 2EP
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0034151996

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To explore whether normal working practice of scanning the female pelvis with a full bladder is still best practice for the initial investigation or whether improvement in technology has provided us with a better method to consider in order to improve waiting times in Gynaecology services
2. To compare both the alternative and traditional method to identify which is the quickest, with no detriment effect on quality

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

Screening

Patient information sheet

Condition

Ultrasound techniques

Intervention

Patients are randomised between:
1. Traditional ultrasound technique
2. Alternative ultrasound technique

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Improved waiting times in Gynaecology services

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2004

Overall trial end date

31/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Using patients on the waiting list for ultrasound, from GPs, and Gynaecology out-patients.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

20 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Male patients

Recruitment start date

01/09/2004

Recruitment end date

31/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Medical Imaging Dept
Barnsley
S75 2EP
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

Government

Funder name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

Barnsley District General Hospital (BDGH) Small Projects Fund (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