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Prolonged Hospital Stay and Readmission After Elective Ventral Hernia Repair (LOSHERNIA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01388634
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 1, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of the present study was to analyse factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay, readmission and death in a nationwide group of patients undergoing elective ventral hernia repair in search for areas of interest to improve outcome after ventral hernia surgery

Condition or disease
Ventral Hernia

Detailed Description:
Detailed analysis of reasons for prolonged hospital stay and readmission in patients undergoing a ventral hernia repair

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2258 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Nationwide Analysis of Prolonged Hospital Stay and Readmission After Elective Ventral Hernia Repair
Study Start Date : June 2010
Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Study Completion Date : August 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Study cohort
Patients with prolonged length of hospital stay (>5 days) or readmission after ventral hernia repair
control group
Patients without prolonged length of hospital stay (>5 days) or readmission after ventral hernia repair


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 1 week ]
    analyse factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay (minimum 5 days).


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Readmission [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    reasons for readmission after a ventral hernia repair


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
All patients registered in The Danish Ventral Hernia Database in 2008
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with elective ventral hernia repair in Denmark 2008

Exclusion Criteria:

  • emergency repairs
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Denmark
Dept. of surgery, Køge Hospital
Køge, Denmark, 4600
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Koge
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Frederik Helgstrand, MD Dept. surgery Køge hospital
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Frederik Helgstrand, MD, University Hospital Koge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01388634     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Køge hospital
First Posted: July 6, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Frederik Helgstrand, University Hospital Koge:
Length of hospital stay
readmission
ventral hernia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Hernia, Ventral
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal