Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01958268
First received: September 19, 2013
Last updated: January 4, 2016
Last verified: December 2015
  Purpose
Establishment of a questionnaire in German to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.

Condition Intervention
Dysphagia
Procedure: Pretest and validation of a translated questionnaire

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Dysphagia Handicap Index: A Structured Translation From English to German of a Quality of Life Questionnaire Relating to Swallowing

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Establishment of a questionnaire in german to determine in a structured and quantifiable manner the quality of life of patients with dysphagia.


Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: August 2013
Study Completion Date: September 2015
Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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

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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 
Study First Received: September 19, 2013
Last Updated: January 4, 2016
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 30, 2016