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Stapled TransAnal Rectal Resection (STARR): Clinical and Radiological Outcome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00587080
First Posted: January 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2008
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Information provided by:
University of Zurich
  Purpose
To evaluate the correlation between clinical and radiological outcome after Stapled TransAnal Rectal Resection (STARR)

Condition
Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Stapled TransAnal Rectal Resection (STARR): Correlation Between Clinical and Radiological Outcome

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical and radiological outcome as assessed by closed-configuration MR defecography

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Morbidity and Mortality after STARR

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Study Population
Patients with ODS and diagnosis of rectal redundancy (intussusception/rectoceles) in MR defecography
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 18 years
  • clinical signs of ODS with prior not effective conservative treatment
  • anterior rectoceles and/or intussusceptions in MR-defecography

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years
  • fixed enteroceles
  • severe fecal incontinence
  • external rectal prolapse
  • anismus
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital, Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
Zurich, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Daniel Dindo, MD University of Zurich
  More Information

Responsible Party: Daniel Dindo, MD, University Hospital Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00587080     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: StV 33-2006
First Submitted: December 21, 2007
First Posted: January 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2008
Last Verified: December 2007