Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
16/07/2008
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 Hosmar Vinod Prabhu

ORCID ID

Contact details

Fairfield General Hospital
Rochdale Old Road
Bury
BL9 7TD
United Kingdom
+44 01617646081
hvinodprabhu@hotmail.co.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0155168209

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Which nasal pack is less painful on removal?

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Nasal

Intervention

Merocel vs Spiggle foam nasal pack

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain on removal of packs

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

05/07/2005

Overall trial end date

30/07/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients undergoing routine nasal surgery (either septal or bilateral turbinate reduction or bilateral turbinate cautery surgery) requiring nasal packing

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

20

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients with two dissimilar operations on either side of the nose

Recruitment start date

05/07/2005

Recruitment end date

30/07/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Fairfield General Hospital
Bury
BL9 7TD
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

Government

Funder name

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

Own Account, 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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17956027

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Prabhu V, Kaushik V, Rhodes S, Tay H, Foam nasal packs: a prospective, randomised, patient-controlled study., Rhinology, 2007, 45, 3, 242-247.

Additional files

Editorial Notes