Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
03/07/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Steve Yentis

ORCID ID

Contact details

Magill Department of Anaesthesia
Intensive Care & Pain Management
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
London
SW10 9NH
United Kingdom
+44 020 8746 8026
s.yentis@ic.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0060047420

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Pregnancy and Childbirth: Analgesia

Intervention

Women with labour epidurals are randomised to Rop or Bvp when they require emergency Caesarean section.

Added July 2008: Trial stopped - see reasons/results in Publications field

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

ropivacaine, bupivacaine

Primary outcome measures

1. Speed of onset of block
2. Extent of block

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/1999

Overall trial end date

01/08/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Labouring women with epidurals.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/1999

Recruitment end date

01/08/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Management
London
SW10 9NH
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

Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare 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

2005 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15488058

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Sanders RD, Mallory S, Lucas DN, Chan T, Yeo S, Yentis SM, Extending low-dose epidural analgesia for emergency Caesarean section using ropivacaine 0.75%., Anaesthesia, 2004, 59, 10, 988-992, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2004.03753.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes