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Is Self-Reported Quality Assessment in Surgery Reliable?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2007 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
University of Zurich Identifier:
First received: October 23, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2007
History: No changes posted

Aim of the study is to evaluate the reliability of self-reported surgical outcome by residents

  • prospective assessment of postoperative complications done by residents using a validated five-scale complication classification
  • simultanously, complications will be prospectively assessed in the same manner by an external clinical nurse
  • Trial with surgical intervention

Condition Intervention
Patients of Visceral- and Transplantation Surgery Procedure: Reliability of complication assessment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients undergoing elective surgery

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients not undergoing surgery
  • Patient in outpatient setting
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00548535

Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD +41 (0)44 255 11 11

University Hospital of Zurich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Principal Investigator: Daniel Dindo UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information Identifier: NCT00548535     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DDI1007
Study First Received: October 23, 2007
Last Updated: October 23, 2007 processed this record on September 21, 2017