Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy, an Incidence Study in a Single Surgical Center

This study has been completed.
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Hopital Foch Identifier:
First received: February 2, 2009
Last updated: April 5, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
Investigation of chronic pain frequency after thoracotomy for lung cancer. Risk factors for development of chronic pain are investigated. Questionnaire survey.

Chronic Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy, an Incidence Study in a Single Surgical Center

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain and pain score [ Time Frame: one year postoperative ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
thoracotomized patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • thoracotomized patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • mental incapacity,
  • poor understanding of French,
  • pre-existing chronic pain before surgery,
  • redo-surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00834769

Hopital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92150
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
  More Information

Responsible Party: Marc Fischler, MD, Hopital Foch Identifier: NCT00834769     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/30 
Study First Received: February 2, 2009
Last Updated: April 5, 2009
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

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