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Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy, an Incidence Study

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00746213
First Posted: September 3, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 4, 2009
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Collaborators:
Danish Lung Cancer Group
Aarhus University Hospital
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  Purpose
This is an investigation on the frequency of chronic pain after thoracotomy for lung cancer. Factors relating to the development of chronic pain are investigated. Questionnaire survey.

Condition
Thoracotomy Chronic Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy, an Incidence Study

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain and pain score [ Time Frame: more than 6 months postoperative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Activity of daily life [ Time Frame: >6 months ]
  • Analgesic consumption and pain treatment [ Time Frame: >6 months ]

Enrollment: 1340
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  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
Post thoracotomy patients after lung cancer in Denmark
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to understand and give consent
  • Can read
  • Residing in Denmark

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to understand the written information in Danish
  • Abuse (Medicine, Drugs, Alcohol)
  • Severe psychiatric Illness
  • Conflicting neurological disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00746213


Locations
Denmark
Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Danish Lung Cancer Group
Aarhus University Hospital
Investigators
Study Chair: Henrik Kehlet, MD.Phd,Proff Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
  More Information

Responsible Party: MD, Kim Wildgaard, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00746213     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-B-2008-059
2007-58-0015
First Submitted: July 30, 2008
First Posted: September 3, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 4, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
Thoracotomy
Chronic Pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms