Condition category
Oral Health
Date applied
24/01/2006
Date assigned
27/01/2006
Last edited
13/10/2009
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 Leena Smadi

ORCID ID

Contact details

P.O Box 2708
11953
Amman
11953
Jordan
+962 7 77411271
alsomadi@yahoo.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can apex locator replace the working length radiograph

Ethics approval

Research was approved by the academic research deanship of Jordan University

Study design

Observational

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Pulp and periapical disease

Intervention

Root canal treatment using apex locator with versus without radiograph to determine working length

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Radiographic extent of root canal filling

Secondary outcome measures

Number of radiographs /patient/ treatment

Overall trial start date

01/01/2004

Overall trial end date

30/07/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients refered for endodontic treatment at University hospital of Jordan

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients with cardiac pacemaker

Recruitment start date

01/01/2004

Recruitment end date

30/07/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Jordan

Trial participating centre

P.O Box 2708
Amman
11953
Jordan

Sponsor information

Organisation

University of Jordan (Jordan)

Sponsor details

Queen Noor Street
Amman
11953
Jordan
+962 6 5355000
l.smadi@ju.edu.jo

Sponsor type

Research organisation

Website

http://www.ju.edu.jo

Funders

Funder type

University/education

Funder name

Jordan University (Jordan)

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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16472401

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Smadi L, Comparison between two methods of working length determination and its effect on radiographic extent of root canal filling: a clinical study [ISRCTN71486641]., BMC Oral Health, 2006, 6, 4, doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-6-4.

Additional files

Editorial Notes