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Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01958268
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 9, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 5, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Establishment of a questionnaire in German to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Dysphagia Procedure: Pretest and validation of a translated questionnaire

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 130 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German of a Quality of Life Questionnaire Relating to Swallowing
Study Start Date : August 2013
Primary Completion Date : March 2015
Study Completion Date : September 2015

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Groups and Cohorts


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients able to fully understand and fill out the german translation of the questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Patients suffering from dysphagia for at least half a year will be asked to answer the questionnaire at the time of enrolment. ]
    Establishment of a questionnaire in german to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients suffering from dysphagia
Criteria

Inclusion criteria: All patients with dysphagia

Exclusion criteria: Inability to fill in the questionnaire

Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joerg E Bohlender, KD Dr. med. University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology
More Information

Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01958268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BJ_02_08_2013
First Posted: October 9, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2016
Last Verified: December 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases