Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
30/08/2005
Date assigned
07/09/2005
Last edited
26/05/2010
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

Prof Peter Whorwell

ORCID ID

Contact details

Wythenshawe Hospital
Manchester
M23 9LT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1612915813
peter.whorwell@smuht.nwest.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RDO/22/33

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess whether hypnotherapy has a role in the treatment of non cardiac chest pain

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

Non cardiac chest pain

Intervention

Patients will be randomised to receive either:
1. 12 sessions of Hypnotherapy
or:
2. 12 sessions of supportive listening of equal duration to hypnotherapy plus placebo medication

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Subjective global assessment of relief of symptoms compared with pre-trial status.

Secondary outcome measures

To determine whether hypnotherapy improves frequency, severity and duration of non cardiac chest pain, as well as quality of life and psychological status (visual analogue scales).

Overall trial start date

01/01/2002

Overall trial end date

01/09/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with angina-like chest pain who have been shown to have normal coronary arteries and have no other co-existent disease.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

50 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

1.Patients with proven coronary artery disease
2.Patients with oesophageal reflux disease

Recruitment start date

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

01/09/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Wythenshawe Hospital
Manchester
M23 9LT
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Institute for Public Health Research and Policy
University of Salford
Humphrey Booth House
Hulme Place
The Crescent
Salford
M5 6QA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1612952802
s.m.riley@salford.ac.uk

Sponsor type

Hospital/treatment centre

Website

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Department of Health (UK) - NHS Exec Biomedical Funding Scheme (ref: RDO/22/33)

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

1. 2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16627548
2. 2007 resullts in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17938446

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Jones H, Cooper P, Miller V, Brooks N, Whorwell PJ, Treatment of non-cardiac chest pain: a controlled trial of hypnotherapy., Gut, 2006, 55, 10, 1403-1408, doi: 10.1136/gut.2005.086694.

  2. Resullts

    Miller V, Jones H, Whorwell PJ, Hypnotherapy for non-cardiac chest pain: long-term follow-up., Gut, 2007, 56, 11, 1643, doi: 10.1136/gut.2007.132621.

Additional files

Editorial Notes