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Quality of Life and Dysphagia Following Palliative Stenting in Esophageal Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01471249
Recruitment Status : Suspended
First Posted : November 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 1, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)

Brief Summary:

This study consists of a prospective clinical trial which aims to evaluate the impact of stent insertion for palliation of malignant dysphagia. The main goal being to examine the number of days required following stenting in order to have significant improvement in dysphagia and the length of time that this baseline is maintained. Approximately 100 patients will be prospectively enrolled in this study.

Patients with end stage inoperable esophageal cancer deemed candidates for intraluminal esophageal palliative stent insertion will be prospectively enrolled into the study. Patients with esophageal obstruction or stricture due to other benign causes, tumors obstructing the cervical esophagus, as well as patients with airway-esophageal fistulas will be excluded from the study.

The investigators plan to evaluate the efficacy of intra-esophageal stent insertion to improve malignant dysphagia as a main factor affecting the quality of life in these patients.


Condition or disease
Esophageal Cancer

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Quality of Life and Dysphagia Following Palliative Stenting in Esophageal Cancer (CT0023)
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2019

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. improvement of dysphagia post stenting [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    To assess the effectiveness of esophageal stenting in improving malignant dysphagia and assess the time period relating to this improvement


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life post stenting [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    To assess the effectiveness of esophageal stenting in improving quality of life and assess the time period relating to this improvement



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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
patients referred to the thoracic clinic or in-patient
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with end stage inoperable esophageal cancer deemed candidates for intraluminal esophageal palliative stent insertions.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to consent for the study.
  • Patients less than 18 years old.
  • Patients with other benign causes of dysphagia and esophageal obstruction or stenosis.
  • Patients with malignant or benign airway - esophageal fistulas.
  • Patients with cervical esophageal cancer

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01471249


Locations
Canada, Quebec
Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec, Canada, H2L 4M1
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Moishe Liberman, MD, PhD CHUM-Centre Universitaire de Montreal

Responsible Party: Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01471249     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CE 11.039
First Posted: November 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017

Keywords provided by Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM):
esophageal stenting
palliative
dysphagia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Neoplasms
Deglutition Disorders
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases