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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 7, 2008
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University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the correlation between clinical and radiological outcome after Stapled TransAnal Rectal Resection (STARR)

Condition or disease
Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS)

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 24 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Stapled TransAnal Rectal Resection (STARR): Correlation Between Clinical and Radiological Outcome
Study Start Date : January 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2007

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Morbidity and Mortality after STARR

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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

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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00587080

University Hospital, Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
Zurich, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Principal Investigator: Daniel Dindo, MD University of Zurich

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