Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
19/10/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr R Palaniappan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Audiological Medicine Department
RNTNE
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
330 Grays Inn Road
Kings Cross
London
WC1X 8DA
United Kingdom
+44 020 7915 1300 ext 4259
rudipal@hotmail.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0256111276

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

How efficient are the different non-surgical treatments that are in current clinical practice? Is any one method better than the other?

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

Signs and Symptoms: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

Intervention

1. Particle repositioning manoeuvre alone
2. Particle repositioning manoeuvre plus soft collar & sleeping instructions
3. Particle repositioning manoeuvre with bone vibrator
4. Particle repositioning manoeuvre with bone vibrator plus soft collar & sleeping instructions
5. Control group treated with rehabilitation exercises

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

All the above described methods are recognized standard treatment procedures for BPPV in current clinical practice. Patients will be reviewed in the clinic 8 weeks post-treatment, when they will be required to answer the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI). Questionnaire. A negative Hallpike's test during this visit would be considered as a positive outcome.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2002

Overall trial end date

31/07/2003

Reason abandoned

Poor recruitment

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Outpatients who have a positive Dix-Hallpike's positional test diagnostic of BPPV
Five groups, approx 20 patients per group. 5 Patients recruited 2001- 2002.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

100

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2002

Recruitment end date

31/07/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Audiological Medicine Department, RNTNE
London
WC1X 8DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

The Royal Free Hampstead 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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes