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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690391
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2008 by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 4, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to define if palliative surgery in patients with cancer improves quality of life and prognosis.

Condition or disease
Cancer Quality of Life

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.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 250 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Palliative Surgery in View of Quality of Life and Prognosis
Study Start Date : May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2013

Group/Cohort
Surgical observation
patients with cancer in a palliative setting and in need of surgical interventions




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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
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

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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

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

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