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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Segmentation: Document How Swiss General Practitioners (GPs) Allocate Their GERD Patients to the Three GERD Patient Segments

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00688675
First Posted: June 3, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2010
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
Document how Swiss GPs allocate their GERD patients to the three GERD patient segments (according to King et al.) and how treated GERD patients are affected by their GERD treatment

Condition
GERD

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: GERD Segmentation: Document How Swiss GPs Allocate Their GERD Patients to the Three GERD Patient Segments

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • % patients per GERD patient segment [ Time Frame: single visit ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Symptom load [ Time Frame: single visit ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: single visit ]

Estimated Enrollment: 2912
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Treated GERD pts
Previously diagnosed GERD patients on treatment in Switzerland

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Previously diagnosed GERD patients on treatment for at least 2 weeks; in Switzerland
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Previously diagnosed GERD patients
  • on treatment for at least 2 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00688675


Locations
Switzerland
Research Site
Aarau, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr med Madeleine Billeter, AstraZeneca AG, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00688675     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-GCH-NEX-2007/1
First Submitted: May 29, 2008
First Posted: June 3, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
GERD
Pharmacoepidemiology

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases