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
087
Target
250

The latest infant was recruited at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital on 19 February 2019

Recruiting centre Total Feb 19 Jan 19 Dec 18 Nov 18 Oct 18
  87 19 21 13 26 8
Birmingham Women's Hospital 10 5 3 0 2 0
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 16 2 3 2 4 5
Birmingham City Hospital 1 1 0 0 0 0
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital 8 3 1 0 3 1
Hillingdon Hospital 3 0 1 0 1 1
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow 1 0 1 0 0 0
Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital 16 1 4 6 5 0
St Mary's Hospital, London 4 2 1 1 0 0
Princess Royal Hospital, Telford 4 3 1 0 0 0
University Hospital Coventry 10 0 3 2 5 0
New Cross Hospital 14 2 3 2 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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