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Prediction of Persistent Postsurgical Pain After Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01300195
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2011 by Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 28, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Dept. of thoracic Surgery
Dept. of cardio-thoracic anaesthesia
Dept. Surgical PAthophysiology
all Blegdamsvej 9, 2100-Copenhagen, Denmark
Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:
Prospective cohort study of factors predisposing to persistent post surgical pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery

Condition or disease
Pain, Postoperative

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Factors Predicting Persistent Post-surgical Pain After Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Study Start Date : February 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2013

Group/Cohort
lung cancer surgery
Patients undergoing video-assisted thoracic surgery



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Persistent post surgical pain [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Pain intensity (Numerical Rating Scale)

  2. Analgesic use [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    type(s) and amount of analgesics used


Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
whole blood used to detect genetic polymorphism


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Lung cancer patients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years old
  • Elective lung cancer surgery (VATS)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • do not understand Danish
  • cognitive reduction
  • bilateral procedure planned
  • previous thoracic surgery
  • pregnant or nursing
  • known nerve affection from other cause
  • alcohol/substance abuse
  • inability to cooperate to pain scoring/sensory examination
  • > 5 mg methylprednisolone/day

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01300195


Contacts
Contact: Kim Wildgaard, MD +45 3545 3246 wildgaard@thoracotomy.eu

Locations
Denmark
Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074 Recruiting
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Principal Investigator: Kim Wildgaard, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Thomas Ringsted, Md         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Dept. of thoracic Surgery
Dept. of cardio-thoracic anaesthesia
Dept. Surgical PAthophysiology
all Blegdamsvej 9, 2100-Copenhagen, Denmark

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: MD, Kim Wildgaard, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01300195     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H4-2010-118#0
First Posted: February 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
VATS
standardized surgery
persistent pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms