Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified October 2013 by University of Zurich
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01958268
First received: September 19, 2013
Last updated: October 8, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
  Purpose

Establishment of a questionnaire in German to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.


Condition Intervention
Dysphagia
Procedure: Pretest and validation of a translated questionnaire

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German of a Quality of Life Questionnaire Relating to Swallowing

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients able to fully understand and fill out the german translation of the questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Patients suffering from dysphagia for at least half a year will be asked to answer the questionnaire at the time of enrolment. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Establishment of a questionnaire in german to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.


Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: August 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Patients suffering from dysphagia

Criteria

Inclusion criteria: All patients with dysphagia

Exclusion criteria: Inability to fill in the questionnaire

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01958268

Contacts
Contact: Jörg E Bohlender, KD Dr. med. joerg.bohlender@usz.ch

Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology Recruiting
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joerg E Bohlender, KD Dr. med. University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01958268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BJ_02_08_2013
Study First Received: September 19, 2013
Last Updated: October 8, 2013
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 16, 2014