The WHEAT pilot trial

WithHolding Enteral feeds Around packed red cell Transfusion to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in preterm neonates: a multi-centre, electronic patient record (EPR), randomised controlled point-of-care pilot trial.

Recruitment
Total
037
Target
250

The latest infant was recruited at University Hospital Coventry on 5 December 2018

Recruiting centre Total Dec 18 Nov 18 Oct 18
  37 3 26 8
Birmingham Women's Hospital 2 0 2 0
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 9 0 4 5
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital 4 0 3 1
Hillingdon Hospital 2 0 1 1
Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital 7 2 5 0
University Hospital Coventry 6 1 5 0
New Cross Hospital 7 0 6 1

Trial Information

REC Reference:
18/LO/0900
ISRCTN:
62501859
Clinical Trials Unit:
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit CTU
Sponsor:
Imperial College London & Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Funder:
Medical Research Council
Recruitment Target:
250 estimated target
Duration of Study:
April 2018 - November 2019

This work is supported by the Medical Research Council (MR/N005405/1).

For more information please visit http://neoepoch.com/wheat-trial/

Chris Gale, the Chief Investigator for WHEAT, provides a brief introduction to the study

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