Prolonged Hospital Stay and Readmission After Elective Ventral Hernia Repair (LOSHERNIA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Frederik Helgstrand, University Hospital Koge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01388634
First received: June 27, 2011
Last updated: November 30, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

The aim of the present study was to analyse factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay, readmission and death in a nationwide group of patients undergoing elective ventral hernia repair in search for areas of interest to improve outcome after ventral hernia surgery


Condition
Ventral Hernia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Nationwide Analysis of Prolonged Hospital Stay and Readmission After Elective Ventral Hernia Repair

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Koge:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 1 week ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    analyse factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay (minimum 5 days).


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Readmission [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    reasons for readmission after a ventral hernia repair


Enrollment: 2258
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Study cohort
Patients with prolonged length of hospital stay (>5 days) or readmission after ventral hernia repair
control group
Patients without prolonged length of hospital stay (>5 days) or readmission after ventral hernia repair

Detailed Description:

Detailed analysis of reasons for prolonged hospital stay and readmission in patients undergoing a ventral hernia repair

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients registered in The Danish Ventral Hernia Database in 2008

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with elective ventral hernia repair in Denmark 2008

Exclusion Criteria:

  • emergency repairs
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Locations
Denmark
Dept. of surgery, Køge Hospital
Køge, Denmark, 4600
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Koge
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Frederik Helgstrand, MD Dept. surgery Køge hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Frederik Helgstrand, MD, University Hospital Koge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01388634     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Køge hospital
Study First Received: June 27, 2011
Last Updated: November 30, 2011
Health Authority: Denmark: National Board of Health

Keywords provided by University Hospital Koge:
Length of hospital stay
readmission
ventral hernia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Hernia, Ventral
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal

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