Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
16/12/2014
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 P Burford

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Anaesthetics
Hull Royal Infirmary
Anlaby Road
Hull
HU3 2JZ
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0084118520

Study information

Scientific title

A comparison of the effects of remifentanil infusion compared with conventional anaesthesia on postoperative pain in patients undergoing spinal surgery

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare postoperative analgesia requirements in patients receiving anaesthesia with remifentanil and those receiving conventional anaesthesia.

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain, sedation, nausea, vomiting

Intervention

1. Conventional anaesthesia
2. Total intravenous anaesthesia

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain, sedation, nausea and vomiting scores recorded hourly for 8 h after surgery - this is routine.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

15/11/2002

Overall trial end date

01/06/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

A sample size of 31 patients in each group, presenting for spinal surgery is desired

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

62

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

15/11/2002

Recruitment end date

01/06/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Hull Royal Infirmary
Hull
HU3 2JZ
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 North and South Bank Research and Development Consortium (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