Condition category
Respiratory
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 CWH Davies

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Respiratory Medicine
Royal Berkshire & Battle Hospitals NHS Trust
Abbey Block
Oxford Road
Reading
RG30 1AG
United Kingdom
+44 (0)118 963 6282

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0199104505

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Whether hospital stay for pleurodesis with talc can be shortened by comparing 24 versus 72 h drainage whilst maintaining efficacy.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised open label trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: Pleurodesis

Intervention

24 versus 72 h drainage

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Response to pleurodesis
2. Clinical response
3. Length of hospital stay
4. Complications

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/07/2001

Overall trial end date

30/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/07/2001

Recruitment end date

30/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Respiratory Medicine
Reading
RG30 1AG
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

Royal Berkshire and Battle Hospitals NHS Trust (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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16920219

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Goodman A, Davies CW, Efficacy of short-term versus long-term chest tube drainage following talc slurry pleurodesis in patients with malignant pleural effusions: a randomised trial., Lung Cancer, 2006, 54, 1, 51-55, doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2006.06.004.

Additional files

Editorial Notes