Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
13/10/2014
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 Philip Moore

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthetic Department: Labour Ward
Birmingham Women's Hospital
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 472 1377

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0047126465

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Validity of the internal jugular vein compression test to confirm correct placement of the epidural catheter.

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: Anaesthesia

Intervention

Patient volunteers, Single Centre Prospective, Observational Single-blind, Randomised. Chi Squared test constructing a two by two table to input the data.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Time interval after completion of the third stage of labour

Secondary outcome measures

Total duration of the epidural Infusion. Patient weight. Depth of epidural space. Length of catheter in the epidural space.

Overall trial start date

01/01/2003

Overall trial end date

01/10/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

20 volunteers, post-partum women who have received an epidural for pain relief in labour.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

20

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2003

Recruitment end date

01/10/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Anaesthetic Department: Labour Ward
Birmingham
B15 2TH
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

Birmingham Women's 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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17381567

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Chilvers J, Geoghegan J, Moore P, Shah J, Internal jugular vein compression to assess the correct placement of an epidural catheter in postpartum women., Anaesthesia, 2007, 62, 4, 332-334, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2007.04985.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes