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Current Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) in the Region of Coquimbo

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Cirujanos la Serena Identifier:
First received: November 26, 2007
Last updated: August 9, 2011
Last verified: September 2010
This is a retrospective analysis and description of the preferred diagnostic and treatment methods employed on GIST on the Region of Coquimbo from 2003 to 2008.

Condition Intervention
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Other: Observation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in the IV Region of Chile

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Further study details as provided by Cirujanos la Serena:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Patients Who Survived [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    The outcomes were measured through follow-up visits of the patients to the out-patient clinic of our institution at 15 days, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, and after that, every year after the surgical treatment.

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
GIST from all gastrointestinal origins: esophagus, stomach, duodenum, jejunum, ileum, colon and rectum
Other: Observation
Not applied


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients operated on for GIST

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All operated patients with GIST
  • Positive immunohistochemistry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with GIST not operated
  • Patients with GIST operated on but without immunohistochemistry
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00564265

Hospital De La Serena
La Serena, Coquimbo, Chile
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cirujanos la Serena
Principal Investigator: Marcelo A Beltran, MD Hospital De La Serena
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Sobelcru Ltda Identifier: NCT00564265     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HLS-0047-11-07
Study First Received: November 26, 2007
Results First Received: November 3, 2008
Last Updated: August 9, 2011

Keywords provided by Cirujanos la Serena:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017