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Postoperative Telerounding: A Multi-Center Prospective Randomized Assessment of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction.

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: December 7, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2006
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Information provided by:
University of California, Davis
Telerounding is the use of wireless remote video-confrencing to assess hospitalized patients. Physicians thus rely on all ususal data collected during bedside rounds with the exeption of a direct physical exam. The intention of this study is to determine if post-operative morbidity can be identified in an accurate and timely manner.

Condition Intervention
Kidney Cancer Ureteral Cancer Prostate Cancer Nephrolithiasis Procedure: telerounding versus bedside rounding

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Remote Post-Operative Rounding and the Physician Ability to Identify Morbidity

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Further study details as provided by University of California, Davis:

Estimated Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: August 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2005
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over age 18
  • english speaking
  • undergoing a minimally invasive surgical procedure for one of the prviously listed conditions

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00263107

United States, California
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California, United States, 95818
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21218
United States, Virginia
Centerra Health
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 23510
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Davis
Principal Investigator: Lars Ellison, MD University of California, Davis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00263107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: teleround-01
First Submitted: December 5, 2005
First Posted: December 7, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2006
Last Verified: December 2005

Keywords provided by University of California, Davis:
minimally invasive surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Kidney Calculi
Ureteral Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Urinary Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Ureteral Diseases