Condition category
Infections and Infestations
Date applied
27/01/2006
Date assigned
27/01/2006
Last edited
23/10/2008
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

Dr M.G. Spigt

ORCID ID

Contact details

University Maastricht
Department of General Practice
Research Institute CAPHRI
P.O. Box 616
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands
+31 (0)43 3882309
m.spigt@hag.unimaas.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

NTR466

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Duct tape has a higher efficacy in comparison with a placebo in the treatment of verruca vulgaris.

Ethics approval

Received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Randomised single blind, placebo controlled, parallel group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Warts (verruca vulgaris)

Intervention

1. Duct tape stuck on the wart for seven days a week and one night a week, for the period of six weeks
2. Placebo (a protection ring for clavi) stuck around the wart one night a week, for the period of six weeks

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Disappearance of the treated wart

Secondary outcome measures

1. Disappearance of other warts
2. Diameter reduction of the treated wart and surrounding warts

Overall trial start date

14/09/2005

Overall trial end date

28/10/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Children between 4 - 12 years with verruca vulgaris

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

103

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Immune suppression
2. Plaster allergy
3. Skin diseases in the surrounding area of the wart
4. Warts in the face or anogenital region

Recruitment start date

14/09/2005

Recruitment end date

28/10/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

University Maastricht
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI) (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

University Maastricht (UM)
P.O. Box 616
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands

Sponsor type

Research organisation

Website

http://www.caphri.nl/

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI) (The Netherlands)

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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17088514

Publication citations

  1. Results

    de Haen M, Spigt MG, van Uden CJ, van Neer P, Feron FJ, Knottnerus A, Efficacy of duct tape vs placebo in the treatment of verruca vulgaris (warts) in primary school children., Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 2006, 160, 11, 1121-1125, doi: 10.1001/archpedi.160.11.1121.

Additional files

Editorial Notes