Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
31/08/2012
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 G Shah

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department Of Hepatology
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Beckett Street
Leeds
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)113 206 6301

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436130510

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The main aims of the study are to assess whether patients can be trained to use SMS technology, and to determine whether the provision of a text messaging service improves drug compliance, outpatient clinic attendance rates and reduce rates of liver graft rejection in the first year post-liver transplant

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

Not Applicable: Alerting transplant recipients

Intervention

Random allocation to [a] SMS [b] no use of SMS.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Compliance rates for immunosuppressive medication, outpatient clinic attendance and liver graft rejection in the first twelve-months post-liver transplant.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2003

Overall trial end date

02/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients attending the liver transplant clinic

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

01/04/2003

Recruitment end date

02/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department Of Hepatology
Leeds
LS9 7TF
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

Leeds Teaching Hospitals 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