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Retrospective Clinical Outcome of Parotid Tumor Surgery

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: October 27, 2013
Last updated: November 25, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
The aim of this study was to determine the histopathological results of parotid tumors and postoperative complications after partial superficial or total parotidectomy with facial nerve dissection and superficial musculoaponeurotic system reconstruction.

Parotid Tumors
Postoperative Complications

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Clinical Outcome of Parotid Tumor Surgery

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Facial palsy [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Record the grade of facial palsy in patients receiving the surgery of parotid tumor

Enrollment: 767
Study Start Date: October 2013
Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 84 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients who underwent parotid surgery by a single operator in National Taiwan University Hospital from January 2004 to December 2012 were assessed for histopathological results and postoperative complications.

Inclusion criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of parotid tumor
  • Patients received the surgery of parotid tumor at NTUH by single surgeon ( Prof. Lou) from 2004/01 to 2012/12

Exclusion criteria:

-Inflammation or infection disease of parotid gland

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01983176

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Pei-Jen Lou, MD, Ph.D National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT01983176     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201307054RIND
Study First Received: October 27, 2013
Last Updated: November 25, 2013

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Parotid tumor
Partial superficial parotidectomy
Facial palsy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Complications
Parotid Neoplasms
Pathologic Processes
Salivary Gland Neoplasms
Mouth Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Parotid Diseases
Salivary Gland Diseases processed this record on April 27, 2017