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Validation of Sodergren Score for Haemorrhoids in Malaysia

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02884076
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 30, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Galen Sha, University of Malaya

Brief Summary:
To validate the ability of the Sodergren score in guiding the management of symptomatic haemorrhoids in a Malaysian population.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
All participating, consented subjects will be scored with the Sodergren score prior to receiving a standardized ambulatory treatment regime. The questionnaire will be self-administered by the subjects. Subjects whom are not able to self-administer the questionnaire will be assisted by the investigator or research assistant. The nature and severity of the subject's haemorrhoidal symptoms are considered as the pre-treatment baseline. A follow up period of 12 months will be carried out post treatment for failure or success of treatment. The data collected will be compared to pre-treatment scores and analyzed statistically.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validating the Ability of the Sodergren Score to Guide Management of Symptomatic Haemorrhoids in a Malaysian Population
Actual Study Start Date : January 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2019

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hemorrhoids

Symptomatic Hemorrhoid
Consecutive patients with symptomatic hemorrhoids presenting to our clinic

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Method of treatment [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Surgery or ambulatory treatment of hemorrhoid

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive patients at specialist clinics

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • Male and female genders
  • Previous ambulatory treatment
  • Internal Haemorrhoids

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of external haemorrhoids
  • Prior haemorrhoidal surgery
  • Anti-coagulant therapy
  • Anal fissure
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Underlying colon-rectal malignancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02884076

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Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, 30450
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Malaya
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Principal Investigator: Hon Leong Sha, MD University of Malaya

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Responsible Party: Galen Sha, Dr, University of Malaya Identifier: NCT02884076    
Other Study ID Numbers: Sodergren Validation
First Posted: August 30, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Galen Sha, University of Malaya:
Sodergren score
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Rectal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases