Trial record 18 of 584 for:    varicose veins

COMpression Following Endovenous TreatmenT of Incompetent Varicose Veins (COMFETTI) (COMFETTI)

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 14, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Imperial College London

Brief Summary:

This study will be looking at the effect of compression therapy in patients having endovenous treatment for varicose veins using foam sclerotherapy. Patients will be randomised to either the compression group (group A) or the no compression group (group B).

The pain scores, compliance, quality of life scores, occlusion rate at 6 months as well as the cost effectiveness of each intervention will be assessed.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Varicose Veins Other: Class 2 compression stockings Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: COMpression Following Endovenous TreatmenT of Incompetent Varicose Veins (COMFETTI)
Actual Study Start Date : January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2019

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MedlinePlus related topics: Varicose Veins

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Compression stockings
Patients randomised to group A will be asked to wear compression stockings for 1 week
Other: Class 2 compression stockings
No Intervention: No compression
Patients randomised to group B will be provided with bandages to wear for 24 hours only, with no further compression afterwards

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient's pain score post-procedure using a visual analogue scale (VAS) [ Time Frame: 10 days ]
    Pain score

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Aberdeen Varicose Vein Questionnaire (AVVQ) score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Disease-specific quality of life score

  2. Chronic venous insufficiency (CIVIQ) score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Disease-specific quality of life score

  3. EuroQol's EQ-5D [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Generic quality of life score

  4. Venous clinical severity score (VCSS) [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

  5. Occlusion rate [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Occlusion rates will be assessed based on a pre-agreed scale

  6. Degree of phlebitis [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Extent of phlebitis will be recorded using a scale

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults over 18 years of age
  • Varicose veins suitable for foam sclerotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Allergic to sclerosant
  • Current DVT
  • Arterial disease (ABPI<0.8)
  • Patients unable to wear compression stockings
  • Patients who are unwilling to participate
  • Inability or unwillingness to complete questionnaires
  • Inability to attend follow-up appointments

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02655406

Contact: Roshan Bootun (44) 02033117335

United Kingdom
Charing Cross Hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom, W6 8RF
Contact: Roshan Bootun    +442033117335   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Imperial College London

Responsible Party: Imperial College London Identifier: NCT02655406     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15/NE/0314
First Posted: January 14, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2018
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Imperial College London:
Foam sclerotherapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Varicose Veins
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases