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Effects of Malnutrition on Colon Cancer Patients With Abdominal Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00622999
First Posted: February 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2011
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Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
  Purpose
The prevalence of malnutrition in patients with colorectal cancer is recorded. We want to find out, if a malnourished patient has more complications after the elective surgery.

Condition
Malnutrition Colon Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Malnutrition on Colon Cancer Patients With Abdominal Surgery

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Complication rate [ Time Frame: during stay ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mortality [ Time Frame: during stay ]

Enrollment: 186
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: January 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
All
All patients

Detailed Description:
All patients attending elective colorectal surgery are screened for malnutrition in advance. Their length of stay in the hospital and the complications are recorded.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients undergoing colorectal surgery with diagnosed malignity.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Colorectal Carcinoma
  • Elective surgery
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Survival < 4 weeks
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00622999


Locations
Switzerland
Kantonsspital
Aarau, Switzerland, 5001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Investigators
Study Chair: Stefan F Mühlebach, Prof Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. med. Zeno Sanga, Inselspital Bern
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00622999     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Malnutr_Colon_CH_2007
Study ID: 2000/049
First Submitted: February 14, 2008
First Posted: February 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
Malnutrition
Colon cancer
Colon surgery
Outcome
Complication rate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Neoplasms
Malnutrition
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Nutrition Disorders