Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
17/07/2012
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 A J Mearns

ORCID ID

Contact details

Thoracic Surgery
Bradford Royal Infirmary
Duckworth Lane
Bradford
BD9 6RJ
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0050007015

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Whether extrapleural analgesia is superior to epidural analgesia in:
1. Restoring pulmonary function
2. Avoiding post-operative pain
3. Inhibiting pre-operative stress response
4. Decreasing post-operative morbidity

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Post-surgical pain

Intervention

Randomised, controlled trial. Comparison of epidural and extrapleural Marcaine®.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Bupivacaine (Marcaine®)

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1995

Overall trial end date

31/01/1997

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Post-thoracotomy patients

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/01/1995

Recruitment end date

31/01/1997

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Thoracic Surgery
Bradford
BD9 6RJ
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Bradford 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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes