Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
13/10/2015
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

Mr R Dalal

ORCID ID

Contact details

Orthopaedics
Aspen House
Stepping Hill Hospital
Poplar Grove
Stockport
SK2 7JE
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0244192219

Study information

Scientific title

Use of Popliteal Regional Anaesthetic Block in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess the use of local anaesthetic injection near the nerve which supplies the foot and ankle to relieve pain in the early postoperative period.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Prospective randomised double blinded controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

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

Condition

Surgery: Foot and ankle

Intervention

Intervention arm: Popliteal block.
Control: routine intra-operative systemic analgesia

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain score on VAS scale

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

20/02/2007

Overall trial end date

20/08/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients at Stepping Hill Hospital having general or spinal anaesthetic for surgery on the forefoot in which two or more toes are involved.
2. Hindfoot surgery
3. Ankle surgery

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

39 in each group, total 78

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Infection at puncture site
2. Systemic infection
3. Neurological damage to limb to be blocked

Recruitment start date

20/02/2007

Recruitment end date

20/08/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Orthopaedics
Stockport
SK2 7JE
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2007 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Stockport NHS Foundation 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