Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
24/09/2013
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 Christopher McLean

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust
Egerton Road
Guilford
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0211176612

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can intubating one canaliculous be as effective as intubating two for DCR surgery?

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

Surgery: Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Intervention

Mono versus Bicanular Intubation

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Objective and subjective assessment of tear flow drainage

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2006

Overall trial end date

31/08/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adult patients with chronic eye watering requiring a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR), with no other pathology.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients with complicated anatomy, surgery or pathology suggesting poor surgical operation.

Recruitment start date

01/02/2006

Recruitment end date

31/08/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust
Guilford
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
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

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust (UK), NHS R&D Support Funding

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

2009 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19839894

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Saleh GM, Tossounis CM, Litwin AS, Gauba V, Samaras K, McLean CJ, Monocanalicular versus bicanalicular intubation in external dacryocystorhinostomy for primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction., Orbit, 2009, 28, 2-3, 110-114.

Additional files

Editorial Notes