Effect of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Surgical Outcomes in the Cancer Setting
The goal of this clinical research study is to see if pulmonary rehabilitation can improve patients' lung function, which would increase their chances of becoming eligible for surgery. The health of pulmonary rehabilitation participants after surgery will also be examined.
Behavioral: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||The Efficacy of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Improving Surgical Eligibility for Lung Resection|
- Treatment Success (conversion from ineligible to eligible status for lung resection following Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)) [ Time Frame: Baseline and post treatment (following 3-4 weeks of PR) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Examine health of pulmonary rehabilitation participants after surgery. [ Time Frame: 2 Years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||January 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Rehabilitation treatment given over about 3-4 weeks. Questionnaire regarding quality-of-life that lasts about 30 minutes.
Questionnaire regarding quality-of-life that lasts about 30 minutes.
Other Name: SurveyBehavioral: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation treatment given over about 3-4 weeks.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00618553
|United States, Texas|
|University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Vickie Shannon, MD, BS||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|