Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
07/12/2015
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 Baskar Raju

ORCID ID

Contact details

General Surgery
Arrowe Park Hospital
Arrowe Park Road
Upton
Wirral
CH49 5PE
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0280119833

Study information

Scientific title

Prospective randomised study on management of perianal abscesses comparing open drainage with American technique

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess which particular technique of perianal abscess management is the better one.

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

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

Condition

Surgery: Perianal abscess

Intervention

Prospective randomised, controlled trial. Random allocation to:
1. Open drainage
2. American technique

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Pain score
2. Time to return to normal activity
3. Time to return to normal work
4. Wound healing time
5. Quality of life
6. Recurrence
7. Fistula rate

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

06/01/2003

Overall trial end date

05/01/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Those patients who present with perianal abscesses to an acute surgical ward will be approached for participation in this study.

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

06/01/2003

Recruitment end date

05/01/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Arrowe Park Hospital
Wirral
CH49 5PE
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

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation 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

07/12/2015: no publications found on PubMed.