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Inter Costal Catheters for Video-Assisted Thoroscopic (VATS) Lobectomy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01213654
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 4, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 4, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
A pilot study to observe satisfaction of analgesia with intercostal catheters after VATS lobectomy.

Condition or disease
Lung Cancer Patients

Detailed Description:
Pain and satisfaction with pain treatment is investigated in a population after VATS lobectomy.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain Relief After VATS Lobectomy Using Interoperatively Placed Inter Costal Catheters.
Study Start Date : April 2010
Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. NRS (pain score 0-10)) [ Time Frame: Until discharge (2-4 days) ]

  2. satisfaction (Verbal ranking scale 1-4) [ Time Frame: until discharge, 2-4 days ]
    qualitative measurement

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Side effects (quantitatively, see details) [ Time Frame: until discharge, 2-4 days ]
    Daily presence of, Nausea Dizziness Vomiting Sedation Pruritus

Eligibility Criteria

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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
Consenting lung cancer patients due for elective surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

Age of consent (ie age>=18) Eligible for lobectomy Able to comply Willing to register postoperatively

Exclusion Criteria:

  • do not understand DAnish
Contacts and Locations

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Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Dept. of thoracic Surgery
Dept. of cardio-thoracic anaesthesia
Dept. Surgical PAthophysiology
all Blegdamsvej 9, 2100-Copenhagen, Denmark
More Information

Responsible Party: MD Kim Wildgaard, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01213654     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VATS-IC-2010
First Posted: October 4, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
Lung cancer
VATS Lobectomy