Edinburgh Clinical Trials

DENS

Duration of External Neck Stabilisation following odontoid fracture in older or frail adults

DENS LOGO

The main aim of the study is to determine whether earlier removal of a hard collar is associated with a better quality of life in older and frail patients with a fracture of the odontoid process bone in the neck.

 

Chief Investigator: Dr Paul Brennan

Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country): 25 sites across the UK

EudraCT number: N/A

ISRCTN number: N/A

 

Funder: NIHR HTA

Start and End date

Of grant award: 01 February 2021 to 31 January 2025

Of recruitment: Estimated to be August 2021

 

Current Status: In set up

Trial Website: N/A

Email: DENS.Trial@ed.ac.uk

 

GDPR Privacy Statement: As part of Patient Information Sheet (currently pending approval)

 

Co-sponsor Representative: http://accord.scot/

Chief Investigator

Dr Paul Brennan, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, BioQuarter, University of Edinburgh, EH16 4XU, paul.brennan@ed.ac.uk

 

Trial Manager

Angela Niven, ECTU, University of Edinburgh, level 2, NINE Edinburgh BioQuarter, 9 Little France Road, Edinburgh EH16 4UX angela.niven@ed.ac.uk 

 

ECTU involvement: Trial management / Statistics / Data base and randomisation / Health Economics.

(UKCRC)