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Analysis of Palliative Surgery in View of Quality of Life and Prognosis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2008 by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00690391
First Posted: June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 4, 2008
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Information provided by:
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to define if palliative surgery in patients with cancer improves quality of life and prognosis.

Condition
Cancer Quality of Life

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Palliative Surgery in View of Quality of Life and Prognosis

Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Surgical observation
patients with cancer in a palliative setting and in need of surgical interventions

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to find out if palliative surgery in patients with cancer improves quality of life and prognosis. There will be a scheduled assessment of quality of life and assessment of postoperative complications. prognostic scoring will be performed before surgical intervention.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with plannes surgery and cancer in he University hospital Frankfurt
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of inoperable cancer
  • planned surgery
  • able to give interview
  • written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unconsciousness
  • psychiatric disorder
  • not able to communicate in German
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00690391


Contacts
Contact: Christoph Wullstein, PD Dr. +49696301 ext 83563 Christoph.Wullstein@kgu.de

Locations
Germany
University hospital Frankfurt Recruiting
Frankfurt, Germany, 60590
Principal Investigator: Chrstoph Wullstein, PD Dr.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christoph Wullstein, PD DR. University Hospital, Frankfurt
  More Information

Responsible Party: PD Dr. Christoph Wullstein
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690391     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PS2008
First Submitted: May 30, 2008
First Posted: June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 4, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:
surgery
prognostic
palliation