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Efficacy of Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) on thrombocytopaenia in dengue fever -

SLCTR Registration Number

SLCTR/2007/004


Date of Registration

18 May 2007

The date of last modification

Nov 21, 2017


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Trial Status



Application Summary


Scientific Title of Trial

Efficacy of Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) on thrombocytopaenia in dengue fever


Public Title of Trial

Treatment of low platelet count in dengue fever


Disease of Health Condition(s) Studied

Dengue


Scientific Acronym

None


Public Acronym

None


Brief title

None


Universal Trail Number

None


Any other number(s) assigned to the trial and issuing authority

EC/06/007 (Ethics Review Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo)


Trial Details


What is the research question being addressed?

Is FFP effective in treating thrombocytopaenia in dengue?


Type of study

Interventional


Study design

Allocation

Randomized controlled trial


Masking

Double blinded


Control

Placebo


Assignment

Parallel


Purpose


Intervention(s) planned

Intravenous infusion of 600ml of FFP for the treatment group and 600ml of isotonic saline for the controlled group


Inclusion criteria

Clinical and serological evidence of dengue with platelet count below 40,000/c.mm


Exclusion criteria

Platelet count below 10,000/c.mm
seriously ill patients
dengue shock syndrome



Primary outcome(s)

Change in the platelet count after intervention


Primary outcome(s) - Time of assessment(s)


Secondary outcome

None


Secondary outcome(s) - Time of assessment(s)

None



Target number/sample size

150 (75 in each group)


Countries of recruitment

Sri Lanka


Anticipated start date

2005-11-01


Anticipated end date

2006-08-31


Recruitment status

Complete


State of ethics review approval

Approved by the Ethics Review Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo (EC/06/007)


Funding source

None



Contact & Sponsor Information


Contact person for Scientific Queries/Principal Investigator

Dr K.H. Sellahewa
Consultant Physician
National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Premier Pacific Pinnacle, Apartment 6/9, No. 28, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 4
+94 112502954


kolithah@eureka.lk

Contact Person for Public Queries

Dr K.H. Sellahewa
Consultant Physician
National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Premier Pacific Pinnacle, Apartment 6/9, No. 28, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 4
+94 112502954


kolithah@eureka.lk


Primary study sponsor/organization

None





Secondary study sponsor (If any)

None