Condition category
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
16/06/2014
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

Mrs Alysia Kirby

ORCID ID

Contact details

Diabetic Centre
Whipps Cross Hospital
Whipps Cross Road
London
E11 1NR
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8970 8241

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RDC01733

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To compare the efficacy of low level laser therapy with conventional wound dressing on wound healing following nail surgery
2. To show whether low level laser therapy reduces pain levels compared to conventional wound dressing
3. To evaluate the cost effectiveness of low level laser therapy in terms of drug and dressing uptake and return appointments

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

Other

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Skin and connective tissue diseases

Intervention

1. Low level laser therapy
2. Conventional wound dressing

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Assessments of wound size
2. Level of inflammation
3. Level of exudate

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2001

Overall trial end date

01/04/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients referred to the chiropody clinic, who are going to have one or more toenails removed and who have given informed consent will be randomised into one of two treatment groups

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

01/10/2001

Recruitment end date

01/04/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Diabetic Centre
London
E11 1NR
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
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.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive London (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