Sensory Perception After Thoracotomy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: May 28, 2009
Last updated: February 1, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
The study will investigate characteristics of chronic pain after thoracotomy

Neuropathic Pain
Chronic Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • QST score [ Time Frame: 1 y ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Thoracotomy patients without chronic pain
With Pain
Thoracotomy patients with chronic pain


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Lung cancer patients

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00910949

Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

Responsible Party: MD, Kim Wildgaard, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074 Identifier: NCT00910949     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-B-2008-059b 
Study First Received: May 28, 2009
Last Updated: February 1, 2010
Health Authority: Denmark: National Board of Health
Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
persistent pain
neuropathic pain
Chronic Pain

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