Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy (Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery - VATS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01068457
First received: February 8, 2010
Last updated: July 13, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
  Purpose

This is an explorative study investigating potential nerve injury after VATS.


Condition
Neuropathic Pain
Thoracic Surgery, Video Assisted
Chronic Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy (VATS)

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Thresholds via QST [ Time Frame: Late postoperatively (3months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
PTPS
Patients with pain after VATS
Pain free
Patients reporting no pain late after VAT

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Lung cancer patients

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to understand and give consent
  • Can read
  • Residing in Denmark

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to understand the written information in Danish
  • Abuse (Medicine, Drugs, Alcohol)
  • Severe psychiatric Illness
  • Conflicting neurological disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01068457

Locations
Denmark
Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074 andSection of Acute Pain management and Palliative Medicine.
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: MD Kim Wildgaard, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01068457     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VATS-hb2008-059
Study First Received: February 8, 2010
Last Updated: July 13, 2010
Health Authority: Denmark: National Board of Health
Denmark: The Danish National Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
persistent pain
neuropathic pain
Thoracic Surgery, Video Assisted
Chronic Pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Pain
Neuralgia
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases

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