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NATTINA

 

The NAtional Trial of Tonsillectomy IN Adults: a clinical and cost effectiveness study.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acronym:  NATTINA

Summary:

A multi-centre, randomised, controlled surgical trial with internal pilot 1:1 randomisation of immediate tonsillectomy versus conservative management.  (ie deferred surgery with usual care)

Eligibility:

Inclusion criteria:

To be eligible, all of the following inclusion criteria must be met:

  • Aged 16 years or above.
  • Recurrent sore throats with fulfil current SIGN guidelines.

Exclusion Criteria:

Previous tonsillectomy.
Listed directly during emergency meeting.
Primary sleep breathing disorder.
Suspected malignancy.
Tonsilloliths.
Inability to complete (self-reported and English) questionnaires.

Status:

Open
 

Sponsor:

 The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Study Schema:

 

Study Coordinator:

Dr Alexander von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, PhD
Trial Manager Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit  
Newcastle University
1-4 Claremont Terrace
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE2 4AE

 

 

 

 

 

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