Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
25/04/2014
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 CS Ubhi

ORCID ID

Contact details

Nottingham City Hospital
Nottingham
NG5 1PB
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0170118241

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is infiltration of the operative wound with local anaesthetic as effective as an inguinal nerve block?

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: Open inguinal herniorrhaphy

Intervention

We will audit the use of local anaesthetic in an ilioinguinal nerve block as a local anaesthetic for pain at the end of inguinal hernia, and the alternative technique of instilling local anaesthetic into the operative field at the end of surgery.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

To obtain objective information of pain relief after hernia surgery by instilling local anaesthetic and to compare the results with ilioinguinal nerve blockade.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

11/09/2002

Overall trial end date

31/12/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

A total of 60 patients, undergoing open inguinal herniorrhaphy.
Male patients listed for open repair as day case of a primary unilateral inguinal hernia under the care of two NCH consultants.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Male

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

No known exclusion criteria.

Recruitment start date

11/09/2002

Recruitment end date

31/12/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Nottingham City Hospital
Nottingham
NG5 1PB
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

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

Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust (UK), NCH Directorate R&D Budget

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes