Tobacco's Impact on Postoperative Complications in Acute Surgery (ROC)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Lack of patient inclusion)
First Posted : November 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mette Kehlet, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Vascular Disease Behavioral: Smoking intervention. Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Tobacco's Impact on Postoperative Complications in Acute Vascular Surgery. A Randomized Clinical Trial
Study Start Date : February 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Smoking intervention, Nicotine replacement therapy. Behavioral: Smoking intervention.
Nicotine replacement therapy and meetings with nurse specialized in smoking intervention.
No Intervention: Controlgroup

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Postoperative complications. [ Time Frame: After 3 months. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. SF-36 [ Time Frame: After 3 months. ]
    Patients self-assessed health status.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute admittance in a vascular department
  • current smoker
  • surgery within 7 days
  • informed/written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • alcohol intake > 35 units pr. week
  • dementia or mental disease
  • > 90 years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01469091

Vascular Clinic RK, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mette Kehlet, Principal Investigator, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier: NCT01469091     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Roc-2010
First Posted: November 10, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Keywords provided by Mette Kehlet, Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
Acute admittance
Current smoker

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes