Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
19/02/2014
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

Dr Jo Skillman

ORCID ID

Contact details

Plastic Surgery
Mount Vernon Hospital
Rickmansworth Road
Northwood
HA6 2RN
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0143136995

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is it better to shorten or reconstruct the fingertip, in terms of feeling, function and appearance? Or does the nail regrow straighter if part of the bone is included in the reconstruction?

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning: Fingertip injuries

Intervention

Randomised trial of treatment of zone 2 and 3 fingertip amputations. Demographic data, mechanism, level and time of injury will be recorded. Patient to choose between immediate finger shortening (terminalisation) or reconstruction. If reconstruction, they will be randomised to reconstruction with perionychial graft with or without part of the bone in the part of the fingertip that has been amputated.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

To find out which treatment of fingertip injuries gives the best results, terminalisation or reconstruction.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

15/01/2004

Overall trial end date

01/04/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

60 patients admitted with total or subtotal fingertip amputations to be offered shortening of the finger or reconstruction.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients with multilevel or associated injuries will be excluded.

Recruitment start date

15/01/2004

Recruitment end date

01/04/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Plastic Surgery
Northwood
HA6 2RN
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

West Hertfordshire 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