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Laparoscopic Vs. Open Prostatectomy Outcomes

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00695773
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Insufficient findings for data analysis)
First Posted : June 12, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 1, 2008
Information provided by:
Lahey Clinic

Brief Summary:
This study is aimed at discovering the differences in outcomes, regarding quality of life issues(continence, impotence) of patients who have had either laparoscopic or open surgical technique for prostate cancer.

Condition or disease
Prostate Cancer Surgery

Detailed Description:
This study is a post surgical, data collection effort in order to gather definitive, Quality of Life(continence, impotence) information regarding the outcomes of patients who have undergone either Laparoscopic vs. Prostatectomy surgeries for Prostate Cancer. As part of the study, 200 subject's medical records will be retrospectively reviewed and 100 current subjects will be prospectively contacted. The information collected may benefit patients who undergo a prostatectomy

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 158 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Official Title: Laparoscopic Vs. Open Prostatectomy Outcomes
Study Start Date : February 2006
Primary Completion Date : November 2008
Study Completion Date : November 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The post-surgical questionnaire information collected will be used to determine any benefits to future patients who are to undergo a prostatectomy [ Time Frame: Post Surgical ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
A Lahey Clinic IRB approved database and current clinic population of patients having a laparascopic or open prostatectomy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have undergone a prostatectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00695773

United States, Massachusetts
Lahey Clinic, Inc.
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 01805
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lahey Clinic
Principal Investigator: John A. Libertino, M.D. Lahey Clinic, Inc.

Responsible Party: John A. Libertino, M.D., Lahey Clinic, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00695773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-014
First Posted: June 12, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2008
Last Verified: November 2008

Keywords provided by Lahey Clinic:
Prostate Cancer Surgery
Laparoscopic surgery for Prostate Cancer
Urologic Surgical Procedures

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases