Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
24/08/2015
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 Matthew Oldman

ORCID ID

Contact details

Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia
Dept of Anaesthesia
Taunton & Somerset Hospital
Taunton
TA1 5DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0249142464

Study information

Scientific title

Infra clavicular plexus block - Lateral (coracoid) approach vs vertical approach - a comparison of techniques

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Which of two infraclavicular approaches to the brachial plexus is preferable

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

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Arm

Intervention

Randomised Controlled Trial:
1. Lateral approach
2. Vertical approach

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Degree of sensory block, complications

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/2001

Overall trial end date

09/09/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

40 patients undergoing distal upper limb surgery

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

40

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Age under 16
2. Uunable to give informed consent
3. Neurovascular compromise of limb
4. Allergy to amide local anaesthetic agents
5. Coagulopathy (INR>2)
6. Chest or shoulder deformities
7. Healed but disclosed clavicle fracture

Recruitment start date

01/12/2001

Recruitment end date

09/09/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia
Taunton
TA1 5DA
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Taunton and Somerset Research and Development Consortium (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding (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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes