Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
24/11/2010
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 Brendan CC Koo

ORCID ID

Contact details

Research Fellow
Department of Urology
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Colney
Norwich
NR4 7UY
United Kingdom
+44 07818 071581
Kookoo@cwcom.net

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0547099403

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does laparoscopic nephrectomy give shorter hospital stay and earlier return to normal activity?

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

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Nephrectomy

Intervention

Suitable patients will be randomised into either laparoscopic nephrectomy or open nephrectomy.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Full post-operative recovery with return to normal activity.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2001

Overall trial end date

01/06/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

60 Patients presenting to a urology out-patient department requiring nephrectomy for both benign and malignant causes.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/06/2001

Recruitment end date

01/06/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Research Fellow
Norwich
NR4 7UY
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

University/education

Funder name

East Norfolk and Waveney Research Consortium - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital/Norwich PCT

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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17638555

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Burgess NA, Koo BC, Calvert RC, Hindmarsh A, Donaldson PJ, Rhodes M, Randomized trial of laparoscopic v open nephrectomy., J. Endourol., 2007, 21, 6, 610-613, doi: 10.1089/end.2006.0277.

Additional files

Editorial Notes