Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
12/01/2009
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 Asif Zaidi

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Anaesthesia
Castle Hill Hospital
Cottingham
HU16 5JQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1482 875875 ext 3356

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0084118525

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To ascertain if the level of block to a 10 mA 50 Hz stimulus has any correlation with a pain free Caesarean section.

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

Pregnancy and Childbirth: Pain

Intervention

Transcutaneous electrical stimulation versus touch sensation

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

27/11/2002

Overall trial end date

25/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

About 20 women undergoing non-urgent Caesarean section.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

20

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

27/11/2002

Recruitment end date

25/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Anaesthesia
Cottingham
HU16 5JQ
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

Government

Funder name

The North and South Bank Research and Development Consortium (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

2005 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15845710

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Zaidi AS, Russell IF, Is transcutaneous electrical stimulation a realistic surrogate for genuine surgical stimulation during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery?, Anesth. Analg., 2005, 100, 5, 1477-81, table of contents, doi: 10.1213/01.ANE.0000156219.47961.74.

Additional files

Editorial Notes