Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
28/04/2015
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

Ms Fiona Powell

ORCID ID

Contact details

c/o Research and Development Office
Level 1
Old Building
Bristol Royal Infirmary
Marlborough Street
Bristol
BS2 8HW
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0264120265

Study information

Scientific title

Desensitisation: does it reduce scar sensitivity following carpal tunnel release?

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To investigate whether a short, therapy-led desensitisation programme reduces scar sensitivity following carpal tunnel release.

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

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Nervous System Diseases: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)

Intervention

1. Evaluation plus standard care
2. Evaluation, standard care plus a desensitisation programme and advice sheet

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

01/10/2002

Overall trial end date

01/09/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

24 patients aged 18 to 85 with a history of uncomplicated, idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome will be included in this study.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

24

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/2002

Recruitment end date

01/09/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Bristol Royal Infirmary
Bristol
BS2 8HW
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

United Bristol Healthcare 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