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Risk Factors and Results of Emergency Ventral Hernia Repair

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01589276
First Posted: May 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Frederik Helgstrand, University Hospital Koge
  Purpose
The aim of present study was to evaluate the clinical course after emergency ventral hernia repair in terms of 30-day-readmission, -reoperation and -mortality and to identify risk factors for emergency repair.

Condition
Ventral Hernia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Factors and Results of Emergency Ventral Hernia Repair

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Further study details as provided by Frederik Helgstrand, University Hospital Koge:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • risk factors for emergency ventral hernia repair [ Time Frame: 4 years ]
    evaluation of risk factors (hernia size, hernia type, type of surgery, age and gender) for poor outcome after emergency ventral hernia repair.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 30-day readmission [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    evaluation of risk factors (hernia size, hernia type, type of surgery, age and gender) for 30-day readmission after emergency ventral hernia repair

  • 30-day reoperation [ Time Frame: 30 day ]
    evaluation of risk factors (hernia size, hernia type, type of surgery, age and gender) for 30-day reaoperation after emergency ventral hernia repair

  • 30-day mortality [ Time Frame: 30 day ]
    evaluation of risk factors (hernia size, hernia type, type of surgery, age and gender) for 30-day mortality after emergency ventral hernia repair


Enrollment: 10976
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Emergency hernia repairs
Elective hernia repairs

Detailed Description:
All incisional, umbilical and epigastric hernias registered in the Danish Ventral Hernia Database
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hernia repairs registered in the Danish Ventral Hernia Database during the study period
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All incisional, umblilical and epigastric hernia repiars
  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 sygehus, Denmark
  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: NCT01589276     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FH08
First Submitted: April 26, 2012
First Posted: May 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Hernia
Hernia, Ventral
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal