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Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection (STARR) for Outlet Obstruction: Functional and Morphological Outcome

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00521872
First Posted: August 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 26, 2008
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Information provided by:
University of Zurich
  Purpose

This study compares pre- and postoperative (at 6 month) quality of life and pathomorphology of the pelvis (by MRI defecation) after a STARR procedure for outlet obstruction.

  • Trial with surgical intervention

Condition Intervention Phase
Surgery Constipation Procedure: STARR Operation Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection (STARR) for Outlet Obstruction: Functional and Morphological Outcome

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pathomorphological changes of the pelvis (by MRI): intussuception, rectocele, defecation angles

Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients at our institution treated with the STARR operation

Exclusion criteria:

  • Age under 18,
  • Chronic or acute inflammatory disease of the bowel or rectum
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00521872


Locations
Switzerland
UniversitätsSpital Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00521872     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 33-2006
First Submitted: August 27, 2007
First Posted: August 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 26, 2008
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
surgery (STARR operation)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms