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Impact of Total Thyroidectomy on Voice and Swallowing

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2012 by Jiannis Hajiioannou, University of Thessaly.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01607242
First Posted: May 30, 2012
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jiannis Hajiioannou, University of Thessaly
May 22, 2012
May 30, 2012
May 30, 2012
March 2012
Not Provided
  • Subjective voice evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 Day preoperatively ]
    Greek- version of Voice Handicap Index (VHI)
  • Subjective voice evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 week postoperatively ]
    Greek- version of Voice Handicap Index (VHI)
  • Subjective Voice Evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 month postoperatively ]
    Greek- version of Voice Handicap Index (VHI)
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • Swallowing evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 day preoperatively ]
    questionnaire on swallowing symptoms
  • Swallowing evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 week postoperatively ]
    questionnaire on swallowing symptoms
  • Swallowing evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 month postoperatively ]
    questionnaire on swallowing symptoms
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Impact of Total Thyroidectomy on Voice and Swallowing
Study of Total Thyroidectomy Effect on Voice and Swallowing Function
Purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcome of total thyroidectomy on vocal and swallowing function.

Voice and swallowing alterations are frequently reported after thyroidectomy, even in the absence of nerve injury. These impair quality of life.

Purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcome of total thyroidectomy on vocal and swallowing function.

Patients will be assessed using the Greek- version of Voice Handicap Index (VHI) and a questionnaire developed by the authors regarding swallowing symptoms.

Furthermore they will undergo flexible laryngoscopy for evaluation of laryngeal mobility.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Patients undergoing total thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Voice Alteration
  • Swallowing Alteration
  • Other: Endoscopy of larynx
    Endoscopic Laryngeal mobility assessment
  • Other: Voice Handicap Index
    Subjective Evaluation of Voice disorders
  • Other: Swallowing Assesment
    Swallowing function questionnaire
patients
patients undergoing total thyroidectomy
Interventions:
  • Other: Endoscopy of larynx
  • Other: Voice Handicap Index
  • Other: Swallowing Assesment

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Unknown status
100
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients submitted to total thyroidectomy during the study period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous thyroid/ neck surgery
  • Documented voice disorders
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Senior
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Greece
 
 
NCT01607242
thyro25
Yes
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Jiannis Hajiioannou, University of Thessaly
University of Thessaly
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Study Chair: Ioannis Bizakis, Professor University of Thessaly
Principal Investigator: Jiannis Hajiioannou, Lecturer University of Thessaly
Study Chair: Evangelos Athanasiou, As Professor University of Thessaly
Study Director: Dimitrios Zacharoulis, As Professor University of Thessaly
Study Director: Eleni Sioka, MD University of Thessaly
Study Director: Vassilios Lachanas, MD University of Thessaly
University of Thessaly
May 2012