Sensory Morbidity Following Breast Surgery

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00625924
First received: February 20, 2008
Last updated: January 14, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
  Purpose

The goal of the study is measure breast sensations after breast surgery. The results of this study will help surgeons better understand breast sensations and may improve the way surgery is done.


Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer
Behavioral: questionnaires

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Sensory Morbidity Following Breast Surgery

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the prevalence, severity and level of distress of subjective breast sensations following mastectomy and postmastectomy reconstruction. [ Time Frame: conclusion of the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare sensory morbidity following three types of breast surgery: tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction, autogenous tissue reconstruction, and no reconstruction. [ Time Frame: conclusion of the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 290
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2014
Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
autogenous tissue breast reconstruction
Behavioral: questionnaires
Patients will be evaluated at one time point using the Breast Sensation Assessment Score (BSAS©), the SF-36 Health Survey, the MSKCC BREAST Q, the Brief Pain Inventory, the Hopwood Body Image Scale, the Profile of Mood States - Brief Version (POMS - BRF), and the 'Patient Demographic and Treatment Information Form'
2
tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction
Behavioral: questionnaires
Patients will be evaluated at one time point using the Breast Sensation Assessment Score (BSAS©), the SF-36 Health Survey, the MSKCC BREAST Q, the Brief Pain Inventory, the Hopwood Body Image Scale, the Profile of Mood States -Brief Version (POMS - BRF), and the 'Patient Demographic and Treatment Information Form'
3
mastectomy alone
Behavioral: questionnaires
Patients will be evaluated at one time point using the Breast Sensation Assessment Score (BSAS©), the SF-36 Health Survey, the MSKCC BREAST Q, the Brief Pain Inventory, the Hopwood Body Image Scale, the Profile of Mood States -Brief Version (POMS - BRF), and the 'Patient Demographic and Treatment Information Form'

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

MSKCC clinics

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The Samples used will be derived from three cohorts below and will only include patients who have completed mastectomy or reconstruction within 1-5 years of enrollment.
  • Patients who have undergone immediate, two-stage expander/implant postmastectomy reconstruction
  • Patients who have undergone immediate, autogenous tissue flap reconstruction following mastectomy
  • Patients who have undergone mastectomy alone
  • Patients at least 21 years of age
  • Patients who completed mastectomy ± immediate post-mastectomy reconstruction at least one year but no longer than five years prior to study entry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have had any of the following:
  • delayed reconstruction (no reconstruction at time of surgery) combined autogenous tissue/implant breast reconstruction, and/or
  • Patients who have a pre-surgical history of complex regional pain syndrome
  • Patients who have had radiation therapy
  • Patients who have had a local recurrence
  • Patients who do not speak the English language (validated translations of key questionnaires are not available).
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00625924

Locations
United States, New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00625924     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-009
Study First Received: February 20, 2008
Last Updated: January 14, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:
Plastic surgery
reconstruction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014