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Minimal Invasiveness of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00877630
First Posted: April 8, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2009
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Information provided by:
Second Military Medical University
  Purpose
The investigators had performed more than 250 cases of breast approach endoscopic thyroidectomy (BAET). The goal of this study is to evaluate whether BAET could be a minimally invasive procedure under the expert's hands.

Condition
Thyroid Nodule

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Minimal Invasiveness of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

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Further study details as provided by Second Military Medical University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Serum IL-6 and CRP levels before and after operation [ Time Frame: 0, 2, 12, 24, 48 hours after surgery ]
  • Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) score [ Time Frame: 2, 12, 24, 48 hours after surgery ]
  • Cosmetic outcomes after surgery [ Time Frame: 3 months after surgery ]

Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1:endoscopic group
patients underwent endoscopic thyroidectomy
2:conventional group
patients underwent open thyroidectomy

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients admitted in the ward who are diagnosed with thyroid nodule and will undergo thyroidectomy
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • thyroidectomy nodule diagnosed by ultrasound

Exclusion Criteria:

  • thyroid carcinoma
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00877630


Locations
China
Minimally Invasive Surgical Center of Changzhang Hospital
Shanghai, China, 200003
Sponsors and Collaborators
Second Military Medical University
Investigators
Study Director: Ming Qiu, MD., Ph D SMMU
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ming Qiu/Minimally Invasive Surgical Center, Changzheng Hospital affiliated to SMMU
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00877630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMMU-2-2009-2
First Submitted: April 7, 2009
First Posted: April 8, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroid Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Thyroid Diseases