Tobacco's Impact on Postoperative Complications in Acute Surgery (ROC)
The purpose of the study is to see whether intensive smoking intervention on the day of operation can reduce per- and postoperative complications in patients operated for acute ischaemic disease compared to control group with no intervention.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Tobacco's Impact on Postoperative Complications in Acute Vascular Surgery. A Randomized Clinical Trial|
- Postoperative complications. [ Time Frame: After 3 months. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- SF-36 [ Time Frame: After 3 months. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Patients self-assessed health status.
|Study Start Date:||February 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Active Comparator: Smoking intervention, Nicotine replacement therapy.||
Behavioral: Smoking intervention.
Nicotine replacement therapy and meetings with nurse specialized in smoking intervention.
|No Intervention: Controlgroup|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01469091
|Vascular Clinic RK, Rigshospitalet|
|Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100|