Condition category
Nutritional, Metabolic, Endocrine
Date applied
18/05/2001
Date assigned
18/05/2001
Last edited
13/06/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively 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 John Newsom-Davis

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Clinical Neurology
University of Oxford
Radcliffe Infirmary
Oxford
OX2 6HE
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1865 224940

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

G0100023

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

TxMG trial

Study hypothesis

To determine whether extended trans-sternal thymectomy reduces corticosteroid requirements for patients with generalised acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody-positive non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis (MG).

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

Endocrinology

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

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

01/06/2005

Overall trial end date

01/06/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/06/2005

Recruitment end date

01/06/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Clinical Neurology
Oxford
OX2 6HE
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Sponsor not defined - application in progress

Sponsor details

-
-
-
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

Funders

Funder type

Not defined

Funder name

Not provided at time of registration

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

2008 protocol in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18567886

Publication citations

  1. Protocol

    Newsom-Davis J, Cutter G, Wolfe GI, Kaminski HJ, Jaretzki A, Minisman G, Aban I, Conwit R, Status of the thymectomy trial for nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis patients receiving prednisone., Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci., 2008, 1132, 344-347, doi: 10.1196/annals.1405.014.

Additional files

Editorial Notes