Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
15/07/2009
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 A S Carr

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthetic Department
Level 04
Derriford Hospital
Derriford
Plymouth
PL6 8DH
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0185139342

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The null hypothesis is that there is no difference in the quality and duration of post-operative analgesia after day-case circumcisions afforded by a caudal block using a mixture of bupivacaine and ketamine and a penile block using bupivacaine.

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

Surgery: Analgesia

Intervention

Double blinded randomised controlled trial

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2002

Overall trial end date

31/03/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

44 subjects all aged less than 16 years having elective day-case circumcisions.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Male

Target number of participants

44

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/09/2002

Recruitment end date

31/03/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Anaesthetic Department
Plymouth
PL6 8DH
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Plymouth 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

2008 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18652709

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Margetts L, Carr A, McFadyen G, Lambert A, A comparison of caudal bupivacaine and ketamine with penile block for paediatric circumcision., Eur J Anaesthesiol, 2008, 25, 12, 1009-1013, doi: 10.1017/S0265021508004833.

Additional files

Editorial Notes