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Pain and Convalescence After Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair (Lap-Lyske)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00962338
First Posted: August 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 22, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mette Astrup Madsen, University Hospital Koge
  Purpose
The investigators want to identify limiting factors for short convalescence after laparoscopic groin hernia repair. Before the operation patients are given intensive structured information about one day´s convalescence. Patients fill out questionnaire before operation about several clinically relevant parameters. This is also done first 3 days after operation and after 1 month and 6 months. The patients are seen for clinical control at 1 and 6 months.

Condition Intervention
Inguinal Hernia Convalescence Behavioral: Information

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain and Convalescence After Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair

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Further study details as provided by Mette Astrup Madsen, University Hospital Koge:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • duration of convalescence [ Time Frame: 3 weeks in average ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain scores on visual analog scale and verbal rating scale [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    daily first 4 days, after 1 and 6 months

  • fatigue scores on numeric rating scale (1-10) [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    daily first 4 days, 1 and 6 months

  • sexual dysfunction [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  • nausea scores on verbal rating scale [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
  • vomiting [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
  • wellbeing scores on visual analog scale [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  • Hospital anxiety and depression scale (HAD) [ Time Frame: Baseline (before operation) ]
  • Pain catastrophizing scale (PCS) [ Time Frame: Baseline (before operation) ]
  • Activity assessment scale (AAS) [ Time Frame: Baseline (before operation) ]
    Functional status


Enrollment: 210
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
lap. inguinal herniorrhaphy
Patients undergoing planned lap. inguinal herniorrhaphy
Behavioral: Information
Information on short convalescence (1 day). Example: Operated today and getting started with normal activities again tomorrow.
Other Names:
  • Groin hernia repair
  • TAPP
  • Convalescence

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The population are from Region Sjaelland and are planned for laparoscopic inguinal or femoral herniorrhaphy. Single university hospital department i Denmark.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • planned laparoscopic inguinal or femoral herniorrhaphy
  • ASA class I-II
  • speak and read danish

Exclusion Criteria:

  • converting to open operation
  • low compliance (dementia, psychiatric disorder)
  • use of morphine or similar drugs daily in the last month
  • complications to the operation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00962338


Locations
Denmark
University Hospital Køge
Koege, Region Sjaelland, Denmark, 4600
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Koge
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mette A Tolver, M.D. University Hospital Køge
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mette Astrup Madsen, M.D., University Hospital Koge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00962338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SJ-125
First Submitted: August 19, 2009
First Posted: August 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 22, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Mette Astrup Madsen, University Hospital Koge:
convalescence
pain
nausea
vomiting
sexual dysfunction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Hernia, Inguinal
Convalescence
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes