Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
29/06/2009
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

Prof David Rowbotham

ORCID ID

Contact details

University Hospitals of Leicester
c/o Research and Development Office
Leicester General Hospital NHS Trust
Leicester
LE1 4PW
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0123138598

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Investigate the direct effect of pulsed magnetic field therapy on pain.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial cross-over study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain

Intervention

Localised pulsed magnetic field vs sham

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Detect whether the application of pulsed magnetic field therapy (PMFT) causes a difference in visual analogue scale (VAS) pain.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

23/12/2003

Overall trial end date

01/11/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Fit and healthy male volunteers aged between 18 and 40 years.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Male

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

23/12/2003

Recruitment end date

01/11/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester
LE1 4PW
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

University Hospitals of Leicester 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/17519258

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Fernandez MI, Watson PJ, Rowbotham DJ, Effect of pulsed magnetic field therapy on pain reported by human volunteers in a laboratory model of acute pain., Br J Anaesth, 2007, 99, 2, 266-269, doi: 10.1093/bja/aem129.

Additional files

Editorial Notes