Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
03/07/2008
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 Steve Yentis

ORCID ID

Contact details

Magill Dept of Anaesthesia
Intensive Care & Pain Management
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
London
SW10 9NH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8746 8026
s.yentis@imperial.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0060155851

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare the positioning of women about to undergo spinal/epidural anaesthesia for caesarean section, either sitting on the usual mattress or sitting on a wedge.

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

Sitting on usual mattress vs sitting on wedge.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Adequacy of positioning as indicated by visual analogue scale

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2004

Overall trial end date

31/12/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

30 consecutive patients for C-section

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

30

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2004

Recruitment end date

31/12/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Magill Dept of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Management
London
SW10 9NH
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

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

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

Results, part of 'Abstracts of free papers presented at the annual meeting of the Obstetric AnaesthetistsÂ’ Association, London, 12-13 May 2005':
Poncia J, Malhotra S, Durbridge J, Yentis SM. The effect of sitting on a wedge on maternal positioning for regional anaesthesia. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia 2005; 14: S16.

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes