Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
10/07/2002
Date assigned
10/07/2002
Last edited
17/02/2015
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 S Bower

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Dept of Anaesthesia
Leazs Wine
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

B0669

Study information

Scientific title

A randomised placebo-controlled single-blind trial to test the effect of acupuncture on pain relief in osteoarthritis of the knee

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The study will investigate whether acupuncture is an effective and practicable means by which to manage pain and subsequent disability in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

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

Condition

Osteoarthritis of the knee

Intervention

Groups to compare active acupuncture versus minimal acupuncture

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

30/09/2000

Overall trial end date

31/12/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients aged less than 80 with confirmed osteoarthritis of the knee

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Mixed

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

30/09/2000

Recruitment end date

31/12/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) (UK)

Sponsor details

Copeman House
St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
United Kingdom
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info@arc.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.arc.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign (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