Sensory Mapping Following Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2012 by Kim Wildgaard, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 5, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kim Wildgaard, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:
This is a prospective observational cohort study on changes in sensory mapping.

Condition or disease
Paresthesia Dysesthesia Pain

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 48 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sensory Mapping Following Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2012

lung cancer surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Area (cm2) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Size of sensory dysfunction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    pain intensity /numerical rating scale)

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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
Patients undergoing video-assisted thoracic surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • does 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 identifier (NCT number): NCT01375283

Contact: Kim Wildgaard, MD +45 3545 3246

Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074 Recruiting
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Contact: Kim Wildgaard    35454236      
Principal Investigator: Kim Wildgaard, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Thomas Ringsted, Research nurse         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Study Chair: Mads Werner, MD, Multidisciplinary Pain Center
Principal Investigator: Kim Wildgaard Section for Surgical Pathophysiology
Study Director: Henrik Kehlet, MD Section for Surgical Pathophysiology

Responsible Party: Kim Wildgaard, MD, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier: NCT01375283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H4-2010-118#2
First Posted: June 17, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Somatosensory Disorders
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms